Nursing is a growing profession. In the United States, there are 2.7 million registered nursing jobs today, and experts predict an increase of 19% by 2022. Both Australia and the United Kingdom are working to address workforce shortages. As the industry continues to change, nurses can prepare today to make the most of tomorrow’s opportunities. To help honor the profession during Nurses Week (May 6 – 12), we interviewed nursing leaders around the world. Here are some of the highlights of what they shared on this subject: What should nurses do today to help them prepare for changes coming over the next 2-3 years? “I believe nurses have to position themselves to be there very best. What does that mean? Nurses need to have advanced degrees — at minimum a Bachelor’s degree perhaps even a Master’s degree and looking […]
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