As nurses are bound by scope of practice, Connecticut must make a concerted effort to produce the right number of nurses with the right academic credentials & experiences. It is necessary at all academic levels to meet the nursing workforce needs across all employment settings in CT.
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Limited Pool of Nurse Faculty: An ample pool of full time and part time nursing faculty are essential to not only maintain but expand school capacity. With a hiring preference for a Doctorate degree for full time Nursing Faculty, it is critical that Connecticut invest in graduate education to ensure a robust pool of Nursing Faculty. In CT, Full Time faculty comprise 32% of the educators ( 299 ) and Part time Clinical Faculty comprise 68% of the educators at (634). In 2021, CT schools and programs of nursing employed 933 total faculty!
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The Healthcare Innovation Congress (thINc360)
May 22-25, 2022
Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor
Learn more at https://bit.ly/HCInnovationCongress
Limited Capacity of Connecticut’s RN Schools and Programs of Nursing - CT’S CHALLENGES TO MAINTAIN A ROBUST NURSING WORKFORCE
Limited Capacity of Connecticut’s RN Schools and Programs of Nursing: Our Schools and Programs of Nursing have a very hire rate of student retention at approximately 95% and graduate approximately 2,100 students per year, yet it is not clear how many of these graduates become licensed in Connecticut and remain here to work.
To foster collaborations to ensure a highly educated, diverse, and sustainable nursing workforce to support the healthcare needs of Connecticut residents.
For more information or questions, please complete the online form to contact Marcia B Proto, M.Ed, CAS via email.