The Nursing Workforce: Trends and Challenges

Author: Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP Presentation to NCGA Joint Legislative Workforce Development System Reform Oversight Committee March 1, 2016   Presentation Overview: Basic statistics on licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, nurse practitioners and certified nurse midwives Education Supply Distribution Challenges facing NC’s nursing workforce Maldistribution by geography and setting Lack of diversity The shift to… Read more »

2013 North Carolina Health Professions Data Book

The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research publishes the North Carolina Health Professions Data Book which is widely used by state officials, researchers, and professionals in the health care industry as the official source of health professions statistics. The annual publication includes state-, region-, and county-level statistics, as well as demographic and health-related… Read more »

Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner Roles in Patient-Centered Medical Homes

February 2015 Christine M. Everett, PhD, MPH, PA-C; Brandt Leach, MS; Perri Morgan, PhD, PA-C   Executive Summary:  Team‐based care involving physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) is one recommended strategy for improving access and quality and reducing cost in the patient‐centered medical home (PCMH). PAs and NPs can, and do, perform a variety… Read more »

The Nursing Workforce in North Carolina: Challenges and Opportunities

Future of Community College Nursing Education Meeting North Carolina Community College System Part 1 •The NC Health Professions Data System: who are we and why should you trust our data? •Do we (will we) have a nursing shortage in North Carolina? •The current nursing workforce—how do ADN nurses differ from nurses with a baccalaureate degree… Read more »

Trends in the Nursing Workforce in North Carolina

Charlotte AHEC Regional Nursing Deans and Directors Meeting September 11, 2014 Background on the NC Health Professions Data System Licensed Practical Nurses Registered Nurses Nurse Practitioner Specialty Definitions Certified Nurse Midwifery data presented at NC General Assembly in Feb 2014

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The Health Information Management Workforce

Current Trends, Future Directions The third report in a series on Allied Health Professions in North Carolina. This report provides the short to medium-term outlook for the HIM workforce in our state.