if you're thinking about pursuing nursing as a career, you're not alone.
the nursing field is one of the hottest and fastest growing in the nation.
why? as baby boomers age, the need for skilled nurses is even more pressing locally and nationally, said carol saxton, chief nursing officer at west florida hospital.
it's no wonder applicants are lining up to enter pensacola area nursing programs
?? even as the schools struggle to meet the demand.
primarily four area schools -- university of west florida, pensacola junior college, virginia college and pensacola christian college -- are training nurses for tomorrow's health-care needs.
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