ERIC Number: ED471266
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
The Nursing Shortage: Causes, Impact, and Innovative Remedies. Hearing Before the Committee on Education and the Workforce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session. Hearing Held in Washington, DC, September 25, 2001.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
This congressional hearing consists of testimony on the nursing shortage facing the country. It examines the causes and impact of the nursing shortage that the nation faces and introduces innovative remedies currently being undertaken by educational institutions and the health care industry, and makes suggestions for further action. Testimony includes statements from members of Congress on the Committee on Education and the Workforce and representing a district in the State of New York, and individuals representing Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC; Inova Fairfax Hospital, Virginia; American Nurses Association, Washington, DC; College of the Canyons, California; Nurse Alliance, Service Employees International Union, Washington, DC; School of Nursing, Georgia Southern University, Georgia; College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Phoenix, Arizona; and American Hospital Association, Washington, DC. Appendixes include written statements and letters of committee members, representatives, and individuals representing the above named associations and institutions and the American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC; American Association of Nurse Anesthetists; Partners for a Healthy Community; Premier, Inc., Washington, DC; Department of Health and Human Services; Department of Education; American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees; and Employment Policy Foundation. (YLB)
Descriptors: Career Planning, Demand Occupations, Educational Planning, Employment Patterns, Hearings, Higher Education, Hospital Personnel, Labor Needs, Medical Associations, Medical Services, Nurses, Nursing, Nursing Education, Postsecondary Education, Supply and Demand
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.