A New and Very Real Nursing Shortage

Kathleen M. White

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Current demographics of the nursing shortage are presented and discussed. Issues of this particular nursing crisis are explored relative to past nursing shortages. State and organizational responses to the current crisis are listed relative to the following key areas of nursing concern: mandatory overtime, whistleblower protection, reporting of nursing-sensitive quality data, and patient classification systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)200-205
Number of pages6
JournalPolicy, Politics, & Nursing Practice
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management
  • Issues, ethics and legal aspects


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