ERIC Number: ED310257
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Nursing Shortage: Strategies for Nursing Practice and Education. Report of the National Invitational Workshop (Washington, D.C., February 22-24, 1988).
Circle, Inc., McLean, VA.
This document reports the proceedings of a conference held in response to concerns about the nursing shortage and its implications for health care in the United States. Following a keynote address ("Nursing and Shortage: Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?") by Dona Diers, the document is organized in five sections, with each section featuring two papers, two responses, and discussion. The paper titles and authors are "Current Data on Nurse Supply" (Evelyn Moses); "Update on the National Commission on Nursing Implementation Project" (Vivien DeBack); "Recruitment Strategies in Nursing Education" (Madeline Turkeltaub); "Recruitment Strategies in Nursing Education" (Kathleen G. Andreoli); "Recruitment Strategies in Long-Term Care" (Ethel Mitty); "Student Retention in Associate Degree Nursing Education" (Gerry Hansen); "Retention Strategies in Nursing Education" (Lucille Joel); "Nurse Retention: Long-Term and Short-Term Strategies for Improving Nurse Retention and Patient Satisfaction" (Edward J. Halloran); and "The Retention Process in a Community (Home) Health Nursing Agency" (Marilyn D. Harris). The responses to each paper and discussion summaries are included in the proceedings, along with recommendations, lists of participants and the agenda. (KC)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Higher Education, Labor Needs, Labor Turnover, Nursing, Nursing Education, Policy Formation, Public Policy, Recruitment, School Holding Power, Student Recruitment
National Technical Information Service, 5285 Pont Royal Road, Springfield, VA 22161. Accession Number HRP-0907209.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Bureau of Health Professions.
Authoring Institution: Circle, Inc., McLean, VA.