Monday, May 12, 2003
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. - Within seven years, the number of sick people in Indiana will likely stretch beyond the capacity of the hospital nursing staffs that care for them.
The shortage is expected to reach a critical level by 2010 as more students consider higher paying jobs with solid schedules, experts said.
"There's been so many more career opportunities," said Ernest Klein, executive director of the Indiana State Nurse's Association. "Who wants to work nights and make $40,000 when you can be an attorney or engineer and make twice as much right out of school?"
May 21, '03
Edited due to advertising.
Last edit by NRSKarenRN on May 22, '03