We all know what a stupendous highlight did nursing get as a career in the recessionary times America was going through the past few years. Great job prospects coupled with a decent salary made it one coveted career, with many career changers flocking to nursing colleges and schools. Come 2013 and the debate about the US having recovered from the recession continues. But regardless of that, we’re sure about one thing: the nursing profession continues to be a promising profession in 2013 as well! Here’s why.
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February 19th, 2013
December 24th, 2012
It’s not a hidden fact that job outlook for nurses in the US is very promising. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics projects an increase in employment of 26% for registered nurses between 2010 and 2020, which is much faster than average.
October 3rd, 2011
There has been a shortage of registered nurses (RN) across the US. This has become a cause of concern as there is an insufficient supply of nurses in most of the health care centers. This shortage is due to an increase in the number of retiring nurses. Owing to this reduction in the number of qualified nurses, nursing school leaders, federal and state legislators, health care administrators, and consumer advocacy groups are looking at ways to reduce this shortage. This in turn has led to an increase in new job opportunities for prospective nurses.