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MillerComm Lecture Series

How Not to Solve the Nursing Shortage: Why the Most Popular Proposals to Solve the Shortage Won't Work

Friday, April 5th, 2002
Suzanne Gordon
4:00 pm

Auditorium, Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory
602 South Goodwin Avenue
Urbana

Event Description

There is an acute shortage of health care providers, especially nursing care providers, creating a situation only expected to grow worse in the coming years. Suzanne Gordon considers a variety of proposals from nursing organizations and legislative sources intended to correct this problem. She presents alternative analyses, solutions and messages to address the problem of why nursing, as it is currently perceived, is not a long term satisfying career and how it can become a career of choice for both men and women.

Hosted by: The Nursing Institute

In conjunction with: College of Applied Life Studies, College of Law, College of Medicine, Department of Community Health, Department of Journalism, Department of Sociology, Institute of Communications Research, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, Medical Humanities and Social Sciences Program, Medical Scholars Program, Program in Health Economics, Policy, and Management, School of Social Work, Women's Studies Program, Provena Covenant Medical Center

Suzanne Gordon

Journalist and Author, Life Support: Three Nurses on the Front Lines