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.

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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: Patricia Pittman | Jeongyoung Park | Emily Bass | Eric Luo

Topics: Community Health Centers, Nursing, Staffing

September 25, 2020
This article explores why the productivity of APCs varies across CHCs, as measured in their marginal contribution to overall patient visits.
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Authors: Tracy Mroz | Arati Dahal | Rachel Prusynski | Susan Skillman | Bianca Frogner

Topics: Nursing, Staffing

September 18, 2020
This article examines the relationships between organizational characteristics of skilled nursing facilities and employment of therapy assistants.
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Presenters: Arati Dahal | Susan Skillman | Davis Patterson | Bianca Frogner

Topics: Allied Health, Nursing, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

June 23, 2020
This report explores what the ACS can tell us about commuting patterns among selected allied health occupations and registered nurses as well as how these patterns may inform discussions of health workforce supply.
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Authors: Angela Beck | Cory Page | Jessica Buche | Maria Gaiser

Topics: Behavioral Health, Nursing, Staffing

January 22, 2020
This article examines the size and distribution of the advanced practice psychiatric nurse workforce relative to the total psychiatry workforce to determine whether nurses are predominantly working in areas with higher or lower levels of behavioral health specialists.
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