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Surveys: Florida nursing shortage to intensify

South Florida Business Journal, January 22, 2008
Florida's nurse employers expect an existing nursing shortage to intensify, but a lack of faculty and clinical space is hampering the growth of the state's nursing schools, according to two surveys released by the Florida Center for Nursing. The center's report says the current staffing situation is characterized by high vacancy and turnover rates, unmet need for budgeted positions and expectations of significant staffing growth.