With Baby Boomer nurses poised for retirement, millions of years of nursing experience will be lost annually across nursing units nationwide, experts say.
Thanks to an infusion of new RNs into the profession, the predicted nursing shortage is looking much less threatening.
Aging patient—and nurse—populations are setting the stage for a nursing shortage. To prevent one, the time to act is now.
Baby Boomer retirement will bring with it a Silver Tsunami of patients seeking care and a shortage of Baby Boomer RNs to care for them. This post discusses how nurses are addressing both hospital preparedness and the nursing shortage.