We Need Nursing Instructors

Written by LeAnn Thieman, CSP, December 28th, 2009

schoolWith the average age of nursing faculty at 57 years, the industry is looking to create interest among nurses to become faculty members.

More money is needed for scholarships to enable nurses to earn their masters and doctoral degrees, they report.

Some nursing schools are also collaborating to use a single electronic point of entry, while others allow swapping and negotiation among schools.

In my Each One Reach One Nurse initiative, I encourage nurses to become instructors, and find those qualities in others, inviting them to join the teaching profession.

I have lots more ideas about how to end the nursing shortage. To learn how I can help recruit the nurses you need and retain the best you have, contact me.

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