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The U.S. experiences a nursing shortage at fairly regular intervals, but many believe the current shortage is an unprecedented crisis. Fewer people are going to nursing school, and nurses are also leaving hospital employment in droves. A panel talks about the problem and what can be done to address it.
- Dr. Julie Sochalski Sochalski
- Susan Bianchi-Sand United American Nurses (labor arm of the American Nurses' Association)
- Jim Bentley of the American Hospital Association
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