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Barriers to Diversity in Nursing

A recent Nurse-Family Partnership discussion outlined in sought to identify barriers to creating a more ethnically diverse workforce, as well as figuring out ways to create a more ethnically diverse workforce. Several nursing leaders participated in the discussion, including Beverly Malone, a nurse who is the CEO of the National League for Nursing. She […]

Sending Nurses Back to School

More and more hospitals are requiring that their nurses have at least a bachelor’s degree in nursing, according to this article in the New York Times. Jennifer Matton, for example, is working as a nurse right now. However she is working at a hospital that has the bachelor’s degree requirement, so she’s fitting classes in […]

Nursing Shortage, or Job Shortage?

This article in Forbes questions whether nursing has been overhyped as a career. It concludes, however, that nursing is still extraordinarily strong, even if the ebb and flow of jobs has not progressed exactly as predicted. Many nursing schools increased their enrollments due to predictions that there would be a major nursing shortage starting about […]

Should Nurses Practice Alone?

The question of whether nurse practitioners should be allowed to practice independently is being debated in Nebraska. Many nurse practitioners argue that there are many benefits to being able to work without physician oversight. Meanwhile, many physicians are concerned that nurses are “trying to get by legislation what physicians earned with education,” as a doctor […]

Identifying Nursing Retention Strategies

With each passing year the nursing profession loses a higher number of nurses to retirement than it can replace, and facilities have been actively working to identify retention strategies. While some nurses retire early to pursue other careers, it appears that there are ways to encourage nurses to remain in the profession. A study conducted […]

Nursing Tops Career Bets

Robin Holte was an interior designer for 25 years. Then she decided to return to college and become a registered nurse. She wasn’t considering job security at the time; she wanted to make more of an impact, helping people and caring for them, she says in this article on the Appleton Post-Crescent website. The Neenah, […]