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The LPN: A Practical Way to Alleviate the Nursing Shortage

Across the country, hospitals face a shortage of nursing staff. Many hospital executives report difficulty recruiting sufficient numbers of nurses. Over the next 15 years – as the baby boom generation ages and increasing numbers of nurses themselves near retirement – the demand for nurses is projected to significantly outstrip supply.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-09-18 16:30:46
Description Across the country, hospitals face a shortage of nursing staff. Many hospital executives report difficulty recruiting sufficient numbers of nurses. Over the next 15 years – as the baby boom generation ages and increasing numbers of nurses themselves near retirement – the demand for nurses is projected to significantly outstrip supply.
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Source AFSCME
Keyword Nurses, LPNs, Hospital workers, Medical technicians
Selector Stith
Date Of Record Creation 2009-09-18 16:27:05
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Date Last Modified 2009-09-18 16:30:46
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-09-18 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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