Care Lacking Due to Nurse Shortage

Written by LeAnn Thieman, CSP, December 5th, 2009

nurseworkingShortages of healthcare professionals have compromised access to care in their areas, some CEOs report. Forty-six percent said access to care has been compromised by physician shortages, and eight percent said access has been compromised by nurse shortages. This may not seem like a big number, until one realizes that 8 out o f 100 people do not get the care they need because of the nursing shortage. This is unacceptable.

Last year nearly 120,000 potential nursing students were turned away in the United States. Join your community in finding ways to end the nursing shortage so everyone can receive the care they need.

I have lots of proven ideas. Please contact me.

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