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September 7, 2022
Research has shown evidence of doulas’ positive impacts on maternal health outcomes, particularly among underserved populations. Such research supports expanding access to doula services. However, health workforce-related barriers challenge the development of robust doula services in the US.
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August 31, 2022
This article examines prior health care employment and financial assistance factors associated with completion of pre-licensure RN education programs, by initial entry degree (associate degree or bachelor of science in nursing) and across racial and ethnic groups.
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August 3, 2022
This article examines the work experiences, related stressors, and stress management strategies of individual community-based birth doulas.
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June 17, 2022
This findings brief discusses the development of a Leveraging Public Data for Workforce Analyses Dashboard, which provides interactive visualizations of the supply of workers, aging trends, and commuting patterns for 16 allied health occupations and occupation groups.
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June 2, 2022
This article discusses a qualitative study that examined perspectives of 14 employers using registered MA apprenticeships in 8 states.
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