The Nursing Shortage

The Nursing Shortage

Strategies for Recruitment and Retention in Clinical Practice and Education

Book - 2003
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Featuring 13 chapters by nurses, consultants, administrators, and researchers, this volume presents policy-level, education, and workplace strategies for addressing the nursing shortage. Case studies draw lessons from efforts already in progress, and critical discussion points to ideas which have yet to be tried. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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This book presents an overview of innovative initiatives to combat the nursing shortage that are being pioneered in a number of states, schools of nursing, and health care institutions. Among the strategies described are preceptor and mentoring arrangements, scholarship/work payback agreements, private and public funding initiatives to support the education of future nurses, and service/education partnership models. An international perspective is added by a chapter on initiatives in a hospital in Iceland.

Publisher: New York :, Springer Pub. Co.,, c2003
ISBN: 9780826121653
Characteristics: xii, 186 pages : illustrated ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Feldman, Harriet R.


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