TITLE

Florida School Turns Doctors into Nurses

AUTHOR(S)
Thrall, Terese Hudson
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Oct2008, Vol. 82 Issue 10, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the innovative program at Florida International University (FIU) that trains foreign-educated doctors to become registered nurses. The FIU program has produced 350 nurses who have worked in at least 11 hospitals in the state. Florida faces a shortage of nearly 10,500 nurses and that number is projected to climb to 52,000 by 2020.
ACCESSION #
34984086

 

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