Tag: Nursing Schools

Six more schools, hospitals launching nursing programs

Editor's Note Six more schools and hospitals have recently launched nursing programs or plan to do so in the future, the November 10 Becker’s Hospital Review reports. Corewell Health in Grand Rapids and Southfield, Michigan, will start the state’s first nurse apprentice program in 2023. Central Main Healthcare, Lewiston, will…

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By: Judy Mathias
November 15, 2022
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DOL announces $80M funding for nurse education

Editor's Note The Department of Labor (DOL) on October 3 announced an $80 million funding opportunity through its Nursing Expansion Grant Program to support nursing education programs designed to expand the pipeline of nursing professionals while advancing equity and diversity. The grants will support organizations that use worker-centered strategies to…

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By: Judy Mathias
October 6, 2022
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Four more schools starting nursing programs

Editor's Note Four more schools and hospitals have recently started nursing programs and partnerships or plan to do so to address the nationwide nursing shortage, the September 15 Becker’s Hospital Review reports. West Virginia University, Morgantown, is expanding its nursing program to Beckley, West Virginia, and opened a new campus…

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By: Judy Mathias
September 20, 2022
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Is there a nursing shortage, or a shortage of solutions?

Is there really a nursing shortage? “Is this a question or a statement?” asks Ruth P. Shumaker, BSN, RN, CNOR, executive director perioperative services, Regional One Health, Germantown, Tennessee. “It’s a little bit of both,” she answers. “Some of it has been self-made, and some of it is because we…

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By: Judith M. Mathias, MA, BS, RN
August 19, 2022
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Seven schools, hospitals starting new nursing programs

Editor's Note Seven schools and hospitals have added nursing programs and partnerships to help tackle the US nursing shortage, the August 10 Becker’s Hospital Review reports. LSU Health New Orleans’ School of Nursing will offer three accelerated courses, beginning in January 2023. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, is constructing a…

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By: Judy Mathias
August 16, 2022
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Last nursing diploma program in Missouri closes

Editor's Note After 124 years, the Lutheran School of Nursing in St Louis has closed, the August 1 St Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The School was the last nursing diploma program in Missouri. On July 27, South City Hospital’s CEO wrote a letter to faculty announcing the news, citing enrollment and…

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By: Judy Mathias
August 4, 2022
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11 schools starting nursing programs

Editor's Note Eleven schools have recently started nursing programs and partnerships to address the persistent nursing shortages around the country, the July 19 Becker’s Hospital Review reports. Included in the list: Yale School of Nursing in Orange, Connecticut, began an online master’s degree program. Penn Nursing in Philadelphia began an…

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By: Judy Mathias
July 25, 2022
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