Navigation Links
Enrollment Growth Slows at U.S. Nursing Colleges and Universities in 2007 Despite Calls for More Registered Nurses
Date:12/3/2007

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) today released preliminary survey data that show that enrollment in entry-level baccalaureate nursing programs increased by 4.98 percent from 2006 to 2007. Though this marks the seventh consecutive year of enrollment growth, the rate at which nursing schools have been able to increase student capacity has declined sharply since 2003 when enrollment was up by 16.6 percent. While this increase represents a positive trend, AACN is concerned that more than 30,000 qualified applicants were turned away from baccalaureate nursing programs last year due primarily to an intensifying shortage of nurse faculty.

"In an environment of diminishing faculty and financial resources, nursing schools nationwide must be commended once again for managing to expand student capacity in professional nursing programs," said AACN President Jeanette Lancaster. "Still, with the nation facing a nursing shortage into the foreseeable future, more must be done to ensure that all qualified individuals looking to enter the field are accommodated in baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs."

By the year 2020, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) projects that more than one million new Registered Nurses (RNs) will be needed in the U.S. healthcare system to meet the demand for nursing care. HRSA projects that nursing schools must increase the number of graduates by 90 percent in order to adequately address the nursing shortage. With preliminary data showing a 7.4 percent increase in graduations from baccalaureate nursing programs this year, schools are falling far short of meeting this target.

Trends in Nursing School Enrollments:

AACN's annual survey is the most reliable source for actual (versus projected) data on enrollment and graduations reported by the nation's baccalaureate- and graduate-degree programs in nursing. This year's 4.98 pe
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Association of Colleges of Nursing
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. Governor Rendell Announces CHIP Enrollment Clinics at Several Rite Aid Stores
2. Watson Wyatt Identifies Major Benefit Trends During Open Enrollment Season
3. RESolutions Rapid Enrollment Solutions, LLC Mobilizes Team of Regional Recruitment Specialists(TM)
4. New Online Tool Makes Enrollment in Blue Cross of California Easier
5. Neurotech Announces Completion of Enrollment of its Phase II/III Retinitis Pigmentosa and Phase II Dry Age Related Macular Degeneration Clinical Studies
6. My Medicare Matters(TM) Advises Evaluating Your Current Medicare Part D Plan During Open Enrollment
7. Northwestern University and ACORN Commence National Enrollment for Metastatic Breast Cancer Study
8. Ceregene Completes Enrollment of Phase 2 Clinical Trial for Parkinsons Disease
9. 2008 Open Enrollment for Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage and Medicare Advantage Plans Begins Today
10. Medicare Rx Beneficiaries Urged to Review Changes to Their Drug Plans and Compare with Other Plans During Open Enrollment
11. Patient Enrollment Completed in Phase IIb Trial of EpiCept(TM) NP-1 in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/2/2015)... Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) , ... September 02, ... ... Las Vegas and Fort Lauderdale, CENTURION SERVICE GROUP is internationally known as an ... largest medical auction house in the world, selling more than 100,000 pieces of ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... ... September 02, 2015 , ... ... helping to bring awareness to International Overdose Awareness Day. The goal is to ... recognize the warning signs so that they may get help. , ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Please join the world renowned Brain Aneurysm ... established by the Foundation in 2007 with the help of Massachusetts State Representative ... remains our top priority,” commented Christine Buckley, Executive Director of the Brain Aneurysm ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... , ... September 02, 2015 , ... ... of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), Bright Pink, a national non-profit focused on ... will launch Act On Facts, a campaign to educate women to be breast ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... An August 25 ... of plastic surgeries conducted each year on teenagers, quoting a New York City-area ... Beverly Hills-based plastic surgeon Payam Jarrah-Nejad, M.D., F.I.C.S., F.A.C.S., known more familiarly to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Over 1800 Lots of Surplus Used Medical Equipment 2Health News:Over 1800 Lots of Surplus Used Medical Equipment 3Health News:August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day – Lakeview Health to Help Bring Awareness 2Health News:September Celebrated as Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month 2Health News:Bright Pink Launches Act On Facts™, A Campaign To Empower Young Women To Take Action Related To Their Breast And Ovarian Health 2Health News:Bright Pink Launches Act On Facts™, A Campaign To Empower Young Women To Take Action Related To Their Breast And Ovarian Health 3Health News:Teen Plastic Surgery Article Understates the Most Important Realities of Procedures on Young People, Notes Dr. J 2
... January 12, 2010 (BRONX, NY) Older women ... lesions that cause dementia later in life, according to ... The findings were published in the December 2009 online ... The research was conducted as part of the ...
... WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. A fast-acting compound that appears to ... found in patients with progressive Alzheimer,s disease has been ... Medicine and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Program in ... result in humans. The compound benzylquinolone carboxylic ...
... ... Molecular Medicine. Molecular Medicine publishes research concerned with the pathogenesis of disease at the ... prevention. , ... January 12, 2010 -- By the time a person experiences symptoms of an aggressive ...
... , DETROIT , Jan. 12 ... Board of Directors has set the date for the Company,s Annual Meeting ... vote at the meeting.   , The Annual Shareholders, Meeting will be ... EST at the MGM Grand Hotel, 1777 Third Street in ...
... hospice and preferred place of death are often needed, experts ... patients have much to consider, from whether they want to ... want doctors to continue aggressive treatment or focus on making ... those difficult, emotional conversations aren,t happening nearly as often, or ...
... WASHINGTON , Jan. 12 The American Lung ... report, which grades the strength of federal and state ... at the heart of America,s chronic disease crisis. , The ... still has significant room for progress. Most state governments , ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Hypertension linked to dementia in older women 2Health News:Hypertension linked to dementia in older women 3Health News:New compound improves cognitive decline, symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in rodents 2Health News:New compound improves cognitive decline, symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in rodents 3Health News:News from the Latest Issue of Molecular Medicine 2Health News:United American Healthcare Corporation Announces Meeting Date and Record Date for Annual Meeting of Shareholders 2Health News:United American Healthcare Corporation Announces Meeting Date and Record Date for Annual Meeting of Shareholders 3Health News:Doctors Put Off End-of-Life Talks With Terminally Ill 2Health News:Doctors Put Off End-of-Life Talks With Terminally Ill 3Health News:American Lung Association Report Card: Federal Government Makes Major Strides; Most States Flunk for Neglecting to Prevent Tobacco-Caused Disease 2Health News:American Lung Association Report Card: Federal Government Makes Major Strides; Most States Flunk for Neglecting to Prevent Tobacco-Caused Disease 3Health News:American Lung Association Report Card: Federal Government Makes Major Strides; Most States Flunk for Neglecting to Prevent Tobacco-Caused Disease 4Health News:American Lung Association Report Card: Federal Government Makes Major Strides; Most States Flunk for Neglecting to Prevent Tobacco-Caused Disease 5Health News:American Lung Association Report Card: Federal Government Makes Major Strides; Most States Flunk for Neglecting to Prevent Tobacco-Caused Disease 6Health News:American Lung Association Report Card: Federal Government Makes Major Strides; Most States Flunk for Neglecting to Prevent Tobacco-Caused Disease 7Health News:American Lung Association Report Card: Federal Government Makes Major Strides; Most States Flunk for Neglecting to Prevent Tobacco-Caused Disease 8
(Date:9/2/2015)... 2015 Simplified Genetics , the only provider ... and safety in the U.S., announced today the launch of ... improved overall health found within specific genes – all with ... The tests include Simply Fit and ... genetic analysis that maps four key genes to provide individuals ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... 2, 2015  RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: RGRX) ... company focused on tissue protection, repair and regeneration, ... and Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate ... Conference, sponsored by H.C. Wainwright & ... 2015 at the St. Regis Hotel in New ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... SAINT PAUL, Minn. , Sept. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... company, today scheduled a conference call to discuss its ... ended July 31, 2015. The call will be at ... Company will report financial results for the third quarter ... September 10, 2015. Participants can dial ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Simplified Genetics Decodes DNA's Blueprint for Individual Health and Safety 2Simplified Genetics Decodes DNA's Blueprint for Individual Health and Safety 3RegeneRx to Present at Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference 2RegeneRx to Present at Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference 3MGC Diagnostics Corporation to Report Third Quarter Fiscal 2015 Financial Results on Thursday, September 10, 2015 2
... protein 4 (IGFBP-4) is a 24 kDa protein ... IGF-I and IGF-II. It is also present in ... 28 kDa. IGFBP-4 has been identified in all ... types, including fibroblasts, neuroblastoma, prostate and bone cells ...
... the adrenal gland and gonads, is the ... both of which may be subsequently converted ... activity, estimated at ~(less than or equal ... androstenedione levels often exceed testosterone in both ...
... Inhibins are heterodimeric proteins that suppress ... from the pituitary. Inhibin consists of two ... linked together. Inhibin A consists of the ... the alpha-subunit and betaB-subunit. Only the dimeric ...
... a 7.5 kDa peptide which is secreted primarily ... mitogenic and metabolic actions involved in cellular growth. ... to target cell receptors. IGF-II binds with high ... monomeric protein which also serves as the receptor ...
Medicine Products: