This integrative literature review examined the current research on RN retirement. The review identified 3 critical gaps in knowledge: (a) minimal knowledge regarding the economic impact on RN retirement, (b) incomplete information regarding the demographics of RN retirement, and (c) a scarcity of prospective longitudinal RN workforce studies. Future research must address these gaps to better address RN workforce sustainability.
Author Affiliations: Student (Ms Keele), School of Nursing, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Chair (Dr Alpert), School of Nursing, Physiologic Nursing Department, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
The authors declare no conflicts of interest.
Correspondence: Dr Alpert, School of Nursing, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 453018, Las Vegas, NV 89154 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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