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ERIC Number: EJ814191
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Nov
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1066-8926
Nursing Shortage Generates Innovative Program Expansion
Welhan, Beverly L.; Benfield, Ruth A.
Community College Journal of Research and Practice, v32 n11 p897-898 Nov 2008
Responding to an impending health crisis due to a national nursing shortage, Montgomery County Community College increased nursing admissions by 50% and graduates by 51% through implementing a Continuous Nursing Program (CNP). Through implementing three 14-week semesters per year, the CNP uses an accelerated timeframe while maintaining a nonaccelerated program design.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania