Inside Higher Ed: Nursing Ed Slows

Reported today in Inside Higher Ed, findings of a National League for Nursing (NLN) report:

The recent boom in nursing education is finally showing some signs of slowing, according to a new comprehensive survey of nursing schools — but not necessarily for lack of student interest. Rather, as a result of the recession, many programs report that there are not enough hospital and clinical spots for them to expand to meet the still-high demand.

The article, “Nursing Education Slows,” is freely available on line, as is the NLN report, Nursing Data Review: Academic Year 2007-2008.

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