Nursing Shortage

Nursing stats you’ve never heard of — until now!

Nursing stats you’ve never heard of — until now!

We were surprised and shocked by some of these interesting statistics and we’re left believing even more strongly than ever before about the importance of honoring and protecting nurses.

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Internships will play integral role in nursing shortage

The present competition for internships is great, but the need to increase the number of nurses in the workforce to address the future shortage is even greater.

Infographic: Job forecast for nursing grads

Infographic: Job forecast for nursing grads

See the infographic that says says it all: Where you live matters. What you do matters. And if you have flexibility, it can make all the difference in getting that dream nursing job.

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Nursing labor pool needs a shot in the arm

The writing is on the wall: We need more qualified nurses. In fact, by 2020 we’ll probably be short one million nurses. You read that right. Now see why!

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The nursing job market overview

“There aren’t enough nurses! We need more nurses!” All this talk about the nursing shortage, but where are all the jobs? Here are quick, simple facts, projections, and answers to your questions.

Study finds patient care declines as overtime rises

A new study finds that hospitals with more nurses—and less overtime hours for those nurses—see fewer patients readmitted within 30 days of discharge.

Thriving in a challenging job market

Thriving in a challenging job market

What’s a new graduate or laid-off nurse to do in challenging times? Here are five surefire ways to successfully launch your career.

Innovative funding program puts nurses at the bedside

To encourage hiring, an outside group will pay half of the wages of 35 new nurses for the first 90 days of employment. Do you think this is a good idea?

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How to get a nursing job

The current recession has made it more difficult for nurses — even experienced nurses — to find a job. But don’t give up! Industry experts say that with a little time and dedication, nursing jobs can be found.

Troubled nurses cross state boundaries

The Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) has been hailed as a good thing for nurses and nursing. But is it inadvertently creating safety problems?

Make it big

If you are going to make a change, I say make it a big one.  That’s what I am doing.  I am having problems at work right now, I am not at liberty to say, but I will as soon […]

President Obama speaks to the American Nurses Association

Want to know what the President thinks of nurses and nursing? Check out his remarks to the American Nurses Association.

Nurses top US Bureau of Labor report

Nurses top US Bureau of Labor report

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Where have all the nurses gone?

The United States is churning out more new nurses than ever before — but the number of nurses leaving the profession erases many of our gains. What can be done to keep new nurses at the bedside?

Non-nurses to provide care in China

Think you’re short staffed? China has fewer than 2 nurses per 1000 people.