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

Projected Nursing Shortage in 2015

July 31st, 2014 by

nurses needed in 2015The US Department of Labor expects the nursing profession to grow by 22% from 2008-2018. [...] Read More