Advertisement

Nursing Is at a Crossroads

      Emerging from the peak of one of the worst pandemics in history, the nursing profession is facing multiple challenges: hospitals and other facilities report a growing nurse shortage, new graduates express uncertainty about their readiness to practice, nursing education is both grappling with a faculty shortage and scrutinizing the best methods for educating students, and violence toward healthcare providers is of major concern along with stress and burnout. But with challenges come opportunities. To provide insight for regulators, nursing leaders, and policymakers on the extraordinary circumstances currently confronting nursing, the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) presents the embodiment of this information and data in its annual Environmental Scan.
      To read this article in full you will need to make a payment

      Purchase one-time access:

      Academic & Personal: 24 hour online accessCorporate R&D Professionals: 24 hour online access
      One-time access price info
      • For academic or personal research use, select 'Academic and Personal'
      • For corporate R&D use, select 'Corporate R&D Professionals'

      Subscribe:

      Subscribe to Journal of Nursing Regulation
      Already a print subscriber? Claim online access
      Already an online subscriber? Sign in
      Institutional Access: Sign in to ScienceDirect

      References

        • Berlin G.
        • Lapointe M.
        • Murphy M.
        • Wexler J.
        Assessing the lingering impact of COVID-19 on the nursing workforce.
        McKinsey & Company, 2022, May 11
        • Feeg V.D.
        • Mancino D.J.
        • Vasquez-Clarfield B.
        Employment trends and the class of 2021 new graduates’ job search and transition to practice in the post-COVID-19 workplace.
        Dean’s Notes. 2022; 44 (https://www.ajj.com/sites/default/files/deansnotes/summer2022.pdf): 1-5
      1. National Commission to Address Racism. (n.d.). Racism’s impact in nursing. https://www.nursingworld.org/~48f9c5/globalassets/practiceandpolicy/workforce/commission-to-address-racism/infographic--national-nursing-survey_understanding-racism-in-nursing.pdf

      2. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2022 September 08). Registered Nurses. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved Month D, Year, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/registered-nurses.htm#tab-1

      3. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. (n.d.). Why you should not use ivermectin to treat or prevent COVID-19. Retrieved Month DD, Year, from https://www.fda.gov/consumers/consumer-updates/why-you-should-not-use-ivermectin-treat-or-prevent-covid-19