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- Heather Close reports that nursing schools lack the capacity to train all of the qualified applicants, even as the country struggles with a nurse shortage.
- What role can you play in supporting a more robust pipeline for nurses in the U.S.?
- Read about finding solutions for the nursing shortage.
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Amid a national nursing shortage, schools are rejecting tens of thousands of qualified applicants each year because they don't have the capacity to train them. The lack of nurses nationwide can disproportionately hurt rural areas as fewer nurses may choose to work in rural medical facilities when they have so many other options available.
Read the full article about the nurse shortage by Heather Close at The Rural Blogs.