August 5, 2012

NPR addresses the Nursing Faculty shortage

On August 3, 2012 the NPR radio program Morning Edition presented a balanced and informative story about the nursing faculty shortage. The story probably has nothing nursing faculty were not already aware of, but it is told with some real-life examples to illustrate the facts.

I also encourage you to see the comments section for that story. It has always made me angry at the number of people who believe the answer to a nursing shortage is to lower standards. We don't do that for any other profession but even nurses will denigrate the need for more education. I have always asked for where it says that less education is better than more education in any discipline?