4 Patient Safety Issues in Nursing

S. MICHAEL ROSS | August 7, 2018

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The U.S. has had nursing shortages in the past, but the current rate of nurses retiring or changing careers combined with the reduced number of nurses entering the workforce is making our current shortage worse. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates there will be more than a million registered nurse openings by 2024, twice the rate seen in previous shortages.

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