TITLE

The Return of the RNs

AUTHOR(S)
Thrall, Terese Hudson
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Apr2009, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on hospital employment of registered nurses (RNs) amid the recession in 2009. While many areas of the U.S. remain ensnared in a nursing shortage, others are seeing the situation ease a bit as RNs who had quit working seek to resume their careers and part-time or temporary nurses look to stabilize their incomes. Hospital executives around the country believe that aggressive recruitment and partnerships with nurse training programs are at least as big a reason for easing their staffing situations as is the lousy economy.
ACCESSION #
38420372

 

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