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  1. History of the shortage In March 2000, the National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses conducted by the Division of Nursing of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Bureau of Health Professionals revealed several interesting facts abou...
  2. Canada's Healthcare System Crumbling It's no surprise that the pandemic caused huge burnout and stress to nurses worldwide. However, nurses were burned out before this. Specifically in Canada, it was estimated in 2018 that by 2030, there would be...
  3. A 5-year-old boy named Cayden has been thriving in a local preschool program, but the absence of his usual nurse has posed challenges to his continued attendance. Cayden, who suffers from infantile-onset Pompe disease, relies on a nurse for assi...
  4. Incredible Health recently conducted a study with input from 100 U.S. health system executives to better understand the challenges nurses face within the profession. The findings released on June 13, 2023, shed light on the disconnect between what i...
  5. My horoscope tells me that nurses are fortunate to do what they hoped and planned for, even if the circumstances need fixing and more RNs are needed on the job. It is good to be satisfied working full-time in a safe area and receive fair or better co...
  6. Burnout is a work-related stress syndrome resulting from chronic exposure to job stress, and healthcare is a leader in work-related stresses. In Long Term Care (LTC), long before the pandemic, nurses were burned out; the pandemic just magnified the a...
  7. Brenda Montoya

    A Nurse's Power to Turn the Tide of COVID

    COVID-19 has been an active virus in the United States for twenty-one months. When the first documented case appeared in January 2020, the average American would have never imagined the sequella now raging through the country. No training or experi...
  8. Nurse shortage is fake news?

    I’m questioning if there is really a nursing shortage? More specifically, I question if there is anything being done to solve the nursing shortage? I’m pretty sure it is real, my triage wait times have increased, sometimes it’s over an hour wait. So ...
  9. These are some of my ideas, thoughts, and opinions about some things that can be done to address the nursing shortage in the United States of America and the US Territories. Due to the phrase nursing shortage having different meanings to different pe...
  10. One large healthcare system, Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has decided to do just that-bring LPNs back to address the staffing crisis. Note: LVNs (licensed vocational nurses) and LPNs (licensed practical nurses) are the s...
  11. US Hospitals Hit With Nurse Staffing Crisis Amid COVID A few choice quotes: Mmm, demoralized and...greedy! My eyeballs actually don't roll back far enough for this ^ one. ? Or this ^ one. ?? No doubt the situ...
  12. While attention has been focused on problems associated with the national nursing shortages, little has been said about the impact that the Medical Staffing Industry has had on the safe delivery of health care across the nation. This is an Industry t...
  13. To address the current nursing shortage, we must first address the reason that so many nurses are leaving the profession. Is it stress from witnessing death on a daily basis as was the case during the height of the pandemic, or burnout from working t...
  14. Beth Prather

    Be A Nurse They Said...

    Have you heard; there’s a nursing shortage? I would beg to differ and say there are plenty of nurses, many who would like to remain in practice even if it meant long hours at the bedside, if they were given the respect they earned with their degree. ...
  15. Self-care has become a band-aid to fix a gaping stab wound. And by gaping stab wound, I mean the work environments we are forced to endure every shift as nurses. The system is broken. We are not broken So why is self-care thrown out as the a...
  16. What do you think? This author thinks hospitals need to rethink their approach to solving the nursing shortage. Ideally, hospitals would increase their nurse staffing levels. But nurses are a finite resource. Amid Omicron, nurses don't just...
  17. You probably recall watching the frightening and surreal news stories unfold in the Spring of 2020. Hospitals were overflowing with patients infected with COVID, medical facilities were clamoring to obtain supplies that were formally considered basic...
  18. Liz George PHN

    Hey Nurses, How are You Doing?

    How We Can Use the Nursing Process to Help Ourselves Survive (and Thrive?) in these Tumultuous Times As a working nurse, I know I don’t need to go into the details of what’s happening for nurses right now. For nearly every nurse the past few yea...
  19. Short staffing in nursing homes due to cost-cutting decisions, nurses retiring due to age, or the added stresses of COVID-19, along with increases in patient caseload and complexity have played a pivotal part in the short-staffing crisis. The results...
  20. The "nursing shortage" gained notoriety during the pandemic's exacerbation of this incessant age-old struggle. Hospital administrations and city officials tend to advocate for an expansion of nursing school capacities and an increase in prospective s...
  21. Written by Morgan Curry, BSN, RN for Nursing CE Central Now more than ever, I hear this question asked just about every day. When I entered the nursing profession, people were excited to work and care for patients. Yes, you had some nurses who ...
  22. allnurses.com staffers were recently fortunate to interview Audrey Wirth, MSN, RN-BC, CVRN-BC adjunct clinical instructor at Aurora University's School of Nursing and Allied Health. She has published in the Journal of Nursing Administration and Nursi...
  23. I had no idea, when I took a job as a nurse manager of an inpatient unit at a rural hospital that's 4 hours away from the nearest large city, that a huge portion of my job stress would come from the fact that we DO NOT HAVE ENOUGH NURSES!! Every unit...
  24. Many clinicals for nursing programs have been cancelled due to COVID-19 yet nurses are needed more than ever. Delaying future nurses is not a solution to this problem and much learning is done on the job after graduating. It may help future nurses to...
  25. As the nursing faculty continues to grow older and many instructors retire, it is difficult for schools to produce more nurses creating a staffing crisis. The impact of COVID-19 has only made things more challenging. Hospitals have ongoing nursing sh...