Amid a raging pandemic, the US faces a nursing shortage. Can we close the gap?

The COVID-19 pandemic has shined a spotlight on another US medical emergency: a serious shortage of nurses.

Rayna M Letourneau, Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of South Florida • conversation
Nov. 20, 2020 ~8 min

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7 tips for staying safe as COVID-19 cases rise and colder weather heightens the risk

Social distancing can get tougher in the fall and winter. These simple steps can help keep you and yours loved ones healthy.

Melissa Burdi, Dean, Purdue Global School of Nursing, Purdue University • conversation
Oct. 19, 2020 ~7 min

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School nurses should be leading the COVID-19 response, but many schools don't have one

School nurses were already overwhelmed, with hundreds of students and staff in their charge. Now, COVID-19 screenings and testing have become their priority.

Meg Sorg, Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing, Purdue University • conversation
Aug. 25, 2020 ~4 min

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Nurses on the front lines: A history of heroism from Florence Nightingale to coronavirus

Nurses have always been at the forefront during war, epidemics and other times of disaster.

Leslie Neal-Boylan, Dean of the Solomont School of Nursing, University of Massachusetts Lowell • conversation
May 11, 2020 ~8 min

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