Texas Nursing Shortage Looming

Courtesy: Panola College

TEXAS NURSING SHORTAGE - There’s a shortage of qualified nurses in Texas and that shortage is expected to get much worse over the next decade.  Cindy Zolnierek , CEO of the Texas Nurses Association says there will be a shortage of at least 60-thousand nurses in Texas by 2030.                          

"There's also projected to be a shortage of licensed vocational nurses," Zlolnierek says. "As well as advanced practice nurses, particularly in the nurse practitioner role."