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A Public Health Nursing Shortage

Reilly, Janet E. Resop DNP, APRN-BC, RN; Fargen, Julie MSN, RN; Walker-Daniels, Kimberly K. BSN, ADN, RN-BC, CMSRN

AJN The American Journal of Nursing: July 2011 - Volume 111 - Issue 7 - p 11
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000399292.51773.e3

Encouraging nurses to go back to school can augment this workforce.

Janet E. Resop Reilly is an assistant professor and family NP at the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay Professional Program in Nursing. Julie Fargen is an instructor of nursing at Western Technical College, La Crosse, WI. Kimberly K. Walker-Daniels is a medical–surgical nurse in Madison, WI. Contact author: Janet E. Resop Reilly, This manuscript was supported by funds from the Division of Nursing, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under DHHS/HRSA D11HP07731, Linking Education and Practice for Excellence in Public Health Nursing.

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