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America's nursing shortage

How has the projected aging of America influenced the projection of the nursing shortage? Given this trend, what practice setting and role opportunities are emerging?

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Struggling with shortages in healthcare seems to be a common topic but there never seems to be a common answer. Even in a time when layoffs and attrition are the norms in the job world today, there is a drive to attract new healthcare providers and keep the older ones who are thinking about retirement. What we have been hearing in healthcare is that over the next two decades the majority of the baby boomers will be taking the step to retirement and be consumers of healthcare demanding more of a ...

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America's nursing shortage is hypothesized.