The nursing profession contains multiple types of nurses, (eg, Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners) each of which have different educational requirements. Nurses work both on their own and with other healthcare professionals to deliver quality healthcare services. Nursing is the largest licensed health care profession in the US.

Authors: Stephen McCall | Kezia Scales | Joanne Spetz

Topics: COVID-19, Nursing, Staffing, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

October 20, 2021
This report explores how direct care workers and workers from similar entry-level occupations became unemployed during the COVID-19 pandemic; to what extent the skills of displaced workers align with those of direct care occupations; and how many displaced workers re-entered the workforce (including into direct care jobs) within the following year.
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October 5, 2021
This webinar examines employment trends throughout the US health care delivery system, as well as employment and earnings trends of registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and nursing assistants.
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Authors: Xinxin Han | Patricia Pittman | Burt Barnow

Topics: Health Workforce Journal Supplement, Nursing, Policy, Staffing

October 1, 2021
This article addresses whether alternative legislative approaches are effective in motivating hospitals to increase nurse staffing.
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Author: Joanne Spetz | Lela Chu | Lisel Blash

Topics: COVID-19, Nursing, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

September 14, 2021
This report reviews the supply and demand of registered nurses in California and how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the workforce.
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August 31, 2021
This webinar describes the development and usage of social mission metrics and discusses implications for future work in this area.
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