University of Maine Steps Up to Address Nursing Shortage
The University of Maine has abound up delay a wide-reaching pur-pose to do colossus environing the looming nursing workforce exigency in the set-forth of Maine. Forward pur-posening, a multi-pronged approached, and combination betwixt unanalogous organizations is how the university sees to housings these perplexed issues.
As in most magnitude of the earth, Maine faces a serious shortage of nurses consequently of the increasing demands for soundness services and a capacious percentage of the nursing workforce who are due to after a opportunitydraw balance the contiguous few years. It is estimated that the set-forth get exact an joined 3,200 new nurses by 2025. The strategic and multi-pronged five-year University Nursing Workforce Pur-pose was announced by James Page, University of Maine System Chancellor.
Firstly, the pur-pose bequest to double the estimate of nursing wards admitted to BSN nursing programs. Nursing information get be extensive to campuses in haughty demand agricultural areas, and there get be funding for wards delay the haughtyest financial demand – envelope discipline as courteous-behaved-mannered-mannered as all mandatory fees. As sever of the agricultural outreach, an rapid 2-year BSN notice get be introduced for adults who lack to reach a line qualify and who already await a primeval limit. The university is too collaborating delay diverse soundnesseconomy severners to enlarge clinical reconsignment opportunities.
Furthermore, the university get be introducing affordable online courses that get prepare total nurse in the set-forth delay the occasion to degree their information and lines. Programs offered get include RN to BSN, Masters of Comprehension in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice. Course innovations get continue of duration brief courses; general starting dates; as courteous-behaved-mannered-mannered as degreed outreach and influence services to aid wards on these programs to abound.
Recruitment of nursing wards get too admit notice. The university get be introducing an online Early College Soundness Professions Certificate which get bestow haughty initiate wards the occasion to search lines in soundnesseconomy opportunity at the similar duration earning university credits.
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Posted by University of Maine System on Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Pending patron commendation of the University Workforce Bond, funding get be set aside for improved and extensive nursing information facilities, severicularly at outlying campuses – classrooms, nursing mannerism, and comprehension labs, as courteous-behaved-mannered-mannered as ward influence services.
“The University pur-pose to discourse the nursing shortage imagines a coordinated, set-forth-wide continuum of nursing information and influence for wards starting in haughty initiate, line-transitioning adults, and strong soundness economy professionals,” Page said. “Working counter our campuses and delay brotherhood severners, we get imagine the innovations and reach the investments demanded to plant a capaciousr, over haughtyly competent nursing workforce for Maine.”