President Bush has just signed the Nurse Reinvestment Act. This new law will provide several grant programs aimed at nurse training and retention, scholarships and a public service campaign to promote the profession.
Currently, there are 126,000 unfilled nursing positions in hospitals throughout the U.S.(Source: American Hospital Association)
In July, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimated that by 2020, there will be over 500,000 unfilled nursing positions since demand will grow sharply as baby boomers enter old age and the supply will level off.
keep up to date with breaking immigration and employment news Click Here