RNs getting older and greater.
As of March 2004, there were 2,421,460 employed RNs, and only 26.6% of them were under age 40. The survey indicated that more nurses are moving away from hospital settings, whereas those who called nursing homes their primary setting remained relatively constant. In 2000, 6.9% of the total nursing work force was employed at nursing homes, and in 2004 the percentage dropped to 6.3%, according to the report.
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|Title Annotation:||THE BREAKROOM|
|Publication:||Contemporary Long Term Care|
|Date:||Apr 1, 2007|
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