Higher education can help solve America’s nursing shortage

From Health Care Dive: “Retention strategies alone will not account for the pre-Covid estimate of 1.2 million nurses America is projected to require by 2030. … An overlooked and equitable solution is to serve a population of working adults who have a desire to enter the nursing profession and are already employed by healthcare organizations. … Competency-based education is an impactful methodology that prioritizes student learning over time spent in the classroom. Programs are designed to help students master specific competencies that tie directly into their desired future careers, and these learning outcomes are clearly communicated to students prior to enrollment and reiterated consistently throughout.”

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