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The nursing shortage appears to be worsening and more baby boomer nurses are preparing for retirement, according to the results of the 2017 Survey of Registered Nurses, just released by AMN Healthcare. The survey also revealed new insights about nurse job satisfaction, nursing education and nurse leadership roles.
“We are adding more jobs and people are pulling themselves out of the labor pool permanently—the retirement piece—and you have all of these forces for turnover,” said Frederick P. Morgeson, PhD, the Eli Broad professor of management at Michigan State University in East Lansing.
“This is a fundamental macro trend that is chronic. [Nursing shortages are] here now and will be here for a long time,” he continued.