The nursing shortage reality: A clear need for more faculty
from By Keith Carlson
In an era of nursing shortages, high nurse demand and qualified applicants being turned away from nursing programs, there is a need for action to stem the tide. Nursing has long been touted as one of the best professional career paths for those wishing to enter the healthcare sector. The Bureau of Labor Statistics extolls 16 percent job growth for registered nurses between now and 2024. It all looks statistically rosy on paper, but is reality keeping up with the need?
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