With nurse shortage looming, America needs shot in the arm

Registered nurse Marion Smith fills out paperwork at the Washington Hospital Center. Ms. Smith is a clinical specialist in the Medical Oncology Unit. The No. 1 reason why qualified students are turned away from nursing programs in the U.S. is a lack of college faculty to teach them, researchers say.

Registered nurse Marion Smith fills out paperwork at the Washington Hospital Center. Ms. Smith is a clinical specialist in the Medical Oncology Unit. The No. 1 reason why qualified students are turned away from nursing programs in the U.S. is a lack of college faculty to teach them, researchers say.

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