Yett, Donald E.
January 1966
Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Jan66, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p190
Academic Journal
The article provides information on the Nurse Training Act of 1964, a law signed by U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson in an effort to solve the problems associated with nursing shortage in the country. Numerous reports depict the prevalence of problems associated with nursing shortage. With the passage of the Nurse Training Act, the government hopes to deal with such problems. One of the provisions of the law calls for the establishment of student loan funds, cooperating public and private non-profit schools of nursing. The government also aims to increase enrollment among nursing students through the enactment of this law. Despite the criticisms surrounding the law, an analysis of the effects of the law emphasized that it is a significant step in solving nursing shortage.


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