Nursing at a Crossroads Exploring the Need for Advanced Nursing Education
Article first published online: 28 JUL 2006
Volume 5, Issue 6, pages 71–74, December 2001
How to Cite
Mattson, S. (2001), Nursing at a Crossroads Exploring the Need for Advanced Nursing Education. AWHONN Lifelines, 5: 71–74. doi: 10.1111/j.1552-6356.2001.tb01377.x
- Issue published online: 28 JUL 2006
- Article first published online: 28 JUL 2006
Changes in the health care workplace following many of the reforms instituted by that industry—now coupled with a nationwide nursing shortage resulting from an aging population of nurses, increased career opportunities for women and declining enrollments in schools of nursing—have influenced the ways in which nurses work and are educated.