May 17, 2017


By: Elizabeth Wood

Projections of growth in nursing over the next several years seem to belie the shortage forecast just a few years ago. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 16% between 2014 and 2024. And by 2025, says a report from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), there will actually be a national excess of 340,000 RNs and 59,900 LPNs.

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