Nursing Shortage

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How old is too old to work?

How old is too old to work?


A recent article in Health Affairs centered on nurses delaying retirement and claimed this is boosting the workforce. Should we believe this?

Four-year degree requirement for new registered nurses up for debate

New York lawmakers are debating a bill that would require all new nurses to get a bachelor's degree within 10 years of earning their two-year associate's degree.

'Incredible' number of young RNs entering the profession, new research shows

Nursing home recruiters worried about the prospect of a nursing shortage can take some comfort: The number of registered nurses aged 23 to 26 increased 62% between 2002 and 2009, according to researchers.