May 23, 2022
The Center for American Progress has published a new report entitled How To Ease The Nursing Shortage In America. The report underscores the important role that community colleges and the associate degree pathway plan in ensuring a robust, diverse nursing workforce. The report addresses “three main constraints that prevent higher education institutions from graduating more nurses: a shortage of nurse educators, a lack of clinical placements for student nurses, and inadequate campus facilities and equipment.”
The conclusion issues three policy recommendations with additional specific exemplars provided.