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Geriatrician Roles and the Value of Geriatrics in an Evolving Healthcare System

Date: 07/08/2019Authors: Timothy Bates, Aubri Kottek, Joanne SpetzResearch Center: UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term CareTopics: Integration, Primary Care

This study focuses on information solicited from field experts in geriatrics as to how geriatrician roles are evolving as healthcare systems and organizations reorganize care in response to a changing environment.

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Trends in Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse Education and Licensure

Date: 07/01/2015Research Center: UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term CareTopics: Nursing, Training

This report updates previous studies of the licensed practical nurse (LPN) workforce by presenting the latest national data available on LPN employment patterns with emphasis on employment in long-term care. The report also describes trends in the demographic characteristics and educational attainment of LPNs.

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Future Demand for Long-Term Care Workers Will Be Influenced By Demographic and Utilization Changes

Date: 06/01/2015Research Center: UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term CareTopics: Staffing, Demand, Long-Term Care

In this study, researchers used national surveys to analyze current use of long-term care and the current long-term care workforce, and projected demand for long-term care services and workers through 2030.

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