ERIC Number: ED458404
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Sep
The State of the Health Care Workforce, 2000.
American Federation of Teachers, Washington, DC. Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals.; American Federation of Teachers, Washington, DC. Research Dept.
This publication consists of 73 figures correlated to short summaries that present an overview of employment in the health care field from 1993 to 1998. Most of the information is from public sources. The statistics focus on registered nurses, but also include laboratory technicians, licensed practical nurses, medical scientists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and respiratory therapists. Some projections for the future also are included. The information is grouped into five sections that cover the following topics: (1) overview and demographics of the health care environment; (2) nurse shortage; (3) wages, hours, and benefits; (4) staffing; and (5) unionization. Fourteen references are listed. (KC)
Descriptors: Adults, Demography, Employment, Employment Patterns, Employment Practices, Employment Projections, Fringe Benefits, Health Care Costs, Health Occupations, Health Personnel, Health Services, Labor Needs, Nurses, Occupational Information, Professional Occupations, Salaries, Technical Occupations, Unions, Wages
American Federation of Teachers, AFL CIO/Healthcare, 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001 ($5). Tel: 202-879-4491; Web site: http://www.aft.org/healthcare/.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Researchers
Authoring Institution: American Federation of Teachers, Washington, DC. Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals.; American Federation of Teachers, Washington, DC. Research Dept.
Note: Produced by the AFT Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals (AFT Healthcare) and Research Department.