This study from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing finds that about 100,000 RNs left the workplace because of stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic, and another 610,388 intend to leave by 2027.
A subset of the 2022 National Nursing Workforce Study was included in the analysis. Reported trends represent population-based estimates of 29,472 RNs (including APRNs) and 24,061 LPNs across 45 states.
Key findings include:
According to the authors, this is the first time research has revealed how COVID-19 has impacted the nursing workforce and forecasted what the nursing workforce could look like in the near future.Read More >>