Tag: Nursing Shortage

Editorial

Last month we shared a positive view of the impact of health care reform on nursing. Kathleen Sanford, DBA, RN, CENP, FACHE, who will speak at the OR Manager Conference in September, said more emphasis on keeping people well will offer “an opportunity for clinical staff to make a difference”…

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By: OR Manager
June 1, 2013
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Study: Uptick in younger RNs boosts workforce

A new study brings welcome news of a surprising uptick of young people entering nursing, suggesting the RN workforce will grow faster than anticipated over the next 20 years. A second study finds new RNs stick close to home for nursing school and jobs, raising questions about how to improve…

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By: OR Manager
January 28, 2012
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National nursing shortage: A snapshot

RNs working in hospitals In 2006, the average RN working in a hospital was: 48 years old worked 3.7 days per week and 35.8 hours per week worked 5.2 overtime hours per week earned $32.10 per hour Source: Adapted from Buerhaus P I, Donelan K, Ulrich B T, et al.…

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By: OR Manager
September 1, 2007
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