Education and Training

There is a wide variety of health professions educational and training programs in the US. These programs are crucial for insuring an adequate supply of health care providers both in number and in preparation to meet the needs of the population.

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Authors: Nancy Dudley | Jacqueline Miller | Susan Chapman | Mary Lou Breslin | Joanne Spetz

Topics: Education and Training, Nursing

October 1, 2020
This article explores how home care workers and the agencies that employ them interact with their state’s nurse practice act in the provision of care.
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Authors: Simona Surdu | Margaret Langelier | Chelsea Fosse | Qiushuang Li

Topics: Data Analysis, Education and Training, Oral Health

May 28, 2020
This report evaluates the attitudes and willingness of general and specialty dentists to treat people with special needs and identifies the barriers to greater participation by dentists in the care of these patients.
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May 21, 2020
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.
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Authors: Susan Skillman | Bianca Frogner | Arati Dahal | Benjamin Stubbs | Grace Guenther

Topics: COVID-19, Education and Training, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

April 16, 2020
This brief describes the supply, distribution, education pathways, as well as COVID-19 emergency concerns about the respiratory therapist workforce capacity and examples of state approaches addressing workforce gaps.
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Authors: Timothy Bates | Susan Chapman

Topics: Education and Training, Long-Term Care

March 17, 2020
This report summarizes the current state of affairs with the Adult Protective Services (APS) workforce, highlights efforts being made to address their issues, and recommends actions that would further support these efforts to improve community APS in the US.
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