The Nursing Shortage Prediction for 2012 and What Really Happened

August 26th, 2014 by

nursing shortageIn 2000, it was predicted that by the year 2012, a hospital that employed 1000 nurses would only be able to fill 800 of those positions. Nurses everywhere were filled with dread at those numbers. They envisioned a world where they would never be able to retire and would be rolling their own wheelchairs down the hallways trying to do the work of two nurses with all the energy of a 90 year old who had been working med-surg for the past 70 years. [...] Read More