Nursing crunch may be hard to fix

Theo Francis wrote a post The Wall Street Journal’s Health Blog about the nurse shortage and some of its causes.  Although the outlook looks bleak, he mentioned a unique source of new nurses–Career-changers.  Crediting the Boston Globe, Francis explains how the healthcare system can cope with the nursing shortage by “tapping mid-career professionals who go to nursing school for a change of pace or after taking early retirement.” 


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