No Nursing Shortage At The Present Time - page 11

by TheCommuter Asst. Admin

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I am assured that some of you are reading this and saying to yourselves, "Duh! This topic is old hat. We already know there's a glut of nurses in many parts of the country, so why are you writing about this?" Here is my reason... Read More


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    In 2008, a 617 bed hospital in my city filed for bankruptcy and closed down. I have no idea how many nurses worked there but they were absorbed by the surrounding hospitals, filling all vacancies. Now the hospitals just hire as nurses leave.

    Even after this the local schools and the media continue to preach "nursing shortage".
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    Quote from CrunchRN
    Don't misunderstand Esme. I agree with you completely. I was just looking forward to the pyrotechnics that seem inevitable with the gauntlet the previous poster just threw down.

    back to my popcorn....
    All good........make sure it has enough butter!
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    malamud69 is a new student.
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    Quote from TheCommuter
    One-third of Baby Boomers have no (zero) retirement funds saved. These people will not be able to retire. They will be working until the day they drop dead.
    Yeah but they'll probably die in a hospital.
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    Salt, maybe a little parmesian?
    Quote from Esme12
    All good........make sure it has enough butter!
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    Quote from morte
    Salt, maybe a little parmesian?
    I do an amazing caramel corn with sea salt.
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    Ahh!, and where be this meetin'? lol
    Quote from tothepointeLVN
    I do an amazing caramel corn with sea salt.
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    Quote from tothepointeLVN
    Yeah but they'll probably die in a hospital.
    But will they have any insurance?
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    point to Crunch, lol
    Quote from CrunchRN
    But will they have any insurance?
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    Quote from netglow
    malamud69 is a new student.
    Thank you for stating the obvious...And....??? your point? Is there not more than one side to any story?


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