Using Employer Surveys to Assess Health Workforce Demand

Effective health workforce planning requires a basic understanding about the supply and demand for health workers. This webinar presents strategies used in three states‚ÄĒFlorida, New York, and California‚ÄĒto monitor demand for health workers using employer surveys.ArrayDecember 16, 2014 11 hour Array Effective health workforce planning requires a basic understanding about the supply and demand for…

Entry and Exit of Workers in Long-Term Care

This webinar presents findings from a recent study conducted by the Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term Care at the University of California, San Francisco, on the job transitions of long-term care workers. The study used the Current Population Survey to examine from which jobs and settings workers entered and exited long-term care. Study findings…

Using Nursing Workforce Data to Inform State Policy

HWTAC and the Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies are pleased to co-sponsor a 3-part webinar series on nursing workforce data collection, analysis, and research. This webinar, the second in a 3-part series, focuses on research that uses nursing workforce data to support more effective state decision-making.ArrayFebruary 22, 2017 11 hour Array This webinar focuses…

2018 Health Workforce Research Symposium

On October 2, 2018, policy leaders and workforce researchers gathered to discuss key issues influencing the health workforce. Researchers from 6 health workforce research centers presented work related to value-based care, workforce development programs targeting the underserved, and health workforce roles in opioid misuse prevention and treatment. This video highlights the work presented at the…

How Can We Prepare Our Workforce for Future Care Needs of Those with Serious Illnesses?

In May, 2018, 40 leaders and scholars from universities, delivery organizations, professional associations, advocacy groups, government agencies, and private insurance companies were convened to identify and prioritize recommendations to ensure an adequate workforce to support the care of people with serious illnesses in the community. Summit attendees proposed 16 overarching recommendations, spanning the workforce from…

State Workforce Strategies in Response to COVID-19: Experiences From the Field

This webinar is a discussion with leaders of Health Workforce Research Centers (HWRCs) to get their perspectives on COVID-19 impacts on the health workforce. Webinar participants will: Gain insight into state responses to quickly build health workforce surge capacity Learn about COVID-19 workforce resources available on the Health Workforce Technical Assistance Center website Hear about…

RN Research Using the NSSRN

This webinar focuses on registered nurse (RN) research using the National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses (NSSRN). Topics include the path to registered nursing; the validation of estimates of state-level RN distribution by hospital employment setting; and characteristics of RNs in long-term care.Array, ArrayFebruary 18, 2021 11 hour Array This webinar focuses on registered nurse…

Entry and Exit of Workers in Long-Term Care

In the past decade, the health care industry, and long-term care (LTC) in particular, saw substantial job growth. In anticipation of growing demand for LTC due to an aging demographic, employment opportunities in LTC are expected to surpass those of other US sectors. Workforce planners are concerned about ensuring an adequate pipeline of appropriately trained…

California’s Medicaid Personal Care Assistants: Characteristics and Turnover Among Family and Non-Family Caregivers

Personal care assistants (PCAs) provide support that enables older adults and individuals with disabilities to remain in home and community settings. This study characterizes the role played by family members and non-family PCAs in California‚Äôs Medicaid program, which oversees the nation‚Äôs largest consumer-directed personal care assistance program. We describe factors that affect turnover among PCAs,…

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