Some nursing programs had to turn away students because of a shortage of faculty and clinical sites.
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The US has a growing demand for nurses. Yet nursing schools are turning away many qualified candidates.
Nursing students are 90% female, often mature-age students who are still expected to carry most of the housework and childcare load while they study. Something has to give.
Black nurses meet a number of barriers in health-care practice.
Anti-Blackness lingers in nursing and continues to limit access for Black folks, especially within nursing schools.
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We need to make sure those brought in to help cope with the pandemic have adequate training to avoid any risks in patient care.
Nursing students are passing placements when they shouldn’t be.
Not everyone thinks so despite their value in plugging a huge workforce gap.
There aren’t enough nurses and predicted shortfalls but the government is determined to cut opportunities for foreign nurses.
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Foreign-born nurses working in the UK do a vital job in the face of discrimination, but their recruitment helps entrench global healthcare inequality.
Intensive care needed.
Hospitals where nurses are qualified to bachelor’s degree level and have lower patient-to-nurse ratios have lower mortality rates. In a cross-European study published in The Lancet, researchers found every…