NURSES: 7 Myths About The Nursing Shortage

Aiken, Linda
December 2006
Iowa Nurse Reporter;Dec2006, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p17
The article presents myths about the nursing shortage in the United States. These myths include the shortage of Americans who want to be nurses, the shortage can be solved by opening U.S. borders to nurses from other countries, the expansion of roles and demands for nurses will be constrained by opposition from practicing physicians and the government and the nursing community do not know how to solve the crisis.


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