Assignment On Nursing Shortage

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It is obvious that the prediction of nursing shortage in the next decade is a reality, but the problem is actually focusing on the supply of experienced nurses in the year 2010. Another issue involves lack of experienced faculty member and the rapid aging of the nurses today. Women have abundant job opportunity that can provide a conducive, safe environment, pension plan, retirement plan, and self worth and respect compared to the nursing profession. Unless these issues are resolved, recruitment and retention of nurses will be affected.Nurses are also faced with ethical dilemma that forces re-evaluating the reason why we entered the profession in the first place. Nurses are forced to cho ...view middle of the document...

The current average age of a nurses today is about mid- 40's, ages of nurses 30 years and below is about 10%. Even though age is not a predictor of retention of nurses, losing the experienced nurses who would share their knowledge with the young ones is main problem. It was noted that in Belgium (William 2000), Expert used shorter working time to retain the older experienced nurses. Example, 45 years and older will work for 36hours and receive pay for 38 hours, and 55 years and over worked 32 hours and received pay for 38 hours.Education. The faculty nurses are also aging too. Both Masters and Doctorate prepared nurses are declining, causing inability to accept qualified applicants in the Nursing field. In the hospital, nurse educators with masters prepared degree are declining. Facilities need to encourage and provide financial recourse to prepare masters prepared nurses, who in turn will provide staff development.Compensation: while there is an increase in acute care nurses salary to about 51/2 percent in the 90's, Management and administration do not get a raise because they are salaried. Therefore causing a drop in salaried nurses, most managers receive gain by mandatory over time, thereby increasing issues with job dissatisfaction. In comparison with the CEO and hospital executive who ne...

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