Florida's universities get creative to meet demand for new nurses
from South Florida Sun Sentinel
The Florida Center for Nursing predicts the healthcare demand from baby boomers at the same time that 40% of existing nurses will be retiring could create a need for 114,000 more nurses by 2023. Yet, more people are vying for spots in nursing programs than there are positions available. Florida universities report turning away as many two-thirds of applicants seeking a bachelor's in nursing degree. Tapping into technology, however, may help.
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