Factors that influences/are influencing nursing

  1. I'm in need of some ideas/insight; anything is welcome.

    I have this essay that I have to write and I'm in need of some ideas. Yes, I know most you have done your basics but PLEASe help out this newby. Topic: The factors that infleunced/are influencing nursing. I already got a few ideas; the nursing shortage, technology and aids... but currently my brain is stuck I just can't think of anything else, so can someone help me out. Pleasse

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  3. by   Katnip
    Managed care? Increased patient acuity?
  4. by   JudithL_in_NH
    . . . the aging population.
  5. by   fergus51
    formation of nurses' unions. I did a paper on that in college and the BCNU website had all this interesting info
  6. by   Sleepyeyes
  7. by   Danamegg
    What about cultural diversity and language?
  8. by   nicoleinphilly
  9. by   NurseWeasel
    costs and insurance / medicare / medicaid reimbursement
  10. by   PowerPuffGirl
    The threat of bioterrorism?
  11. by   essarge
    How nursing has moved from being primary care to preventative. You only used to see a nurse when you were ill or injured. Now you see nurses in almost every aspect of life teaching illness prevention, counseling, and even in research.