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Experienced Bedside Nurses: An Endangered Species?


“The trend toward our hospitals being primarily populated with nurses with less than two years’ experience is worrisome.”

At least three colleagues who’ve recently been patients in hospitals or had family members who were have remarked on the youthful nurses they encountered—and on their lack of experience.

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Moody's: Nursing shortage will pressure hospital margins for years


U.S. nonprofit hospital margins will be negatively affected by an extreme nursing shortage for at least the next three to four years, according to a new report from Moody’s Investors Service. 90 more words

Nurse Shortages in Florida Might be Reduced by New Multi-State License

January 22, 2018

Courtesy of Liz Freeman Naples Daily News

Florida nurses can apply now for a multi-state license, which might boost their employment options. 882 more words

Nurses to the Rescue!


Our latest Freakonomics Radio episode is called “Nurses to the Rescue!” (You can subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts or elsewhere, get the  55 more words

Favoring a Path to Citizenship to Illegal Immigrants

For the past few years, I’ve gotten into conversations with people about immigration reform. I think people try to start conversations with me on immigration because I have done several cartoons on the subject and I’ve been in several political marches supporting immigrant rights. 931 more words

Podcast: Nurses to the Rescue!


They are the most-trusted profession in America (and with good reason). They are critical to patient outcomes (especially in primary care). Could the growing army of nurse practitioners be an answer to the doctor shortage? 12 more words


Since watching Paul Tasner’s TED talk, I’ve been mulling over the idea of intergenerational work. Actually, it seems like everything that has to with ageism resonates with me. 506 more words

Important Areas Of Elderly Care