HRSA Releases Report on U.S. Nursing Workforce: Trends in Supply and Education

The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has released “U.S. Nursing Workforce: Trends in Supply and Education Report,” which presents data on the supply, distribution, and education of the U.S. nursing workforce. The report presents an overview of the trends in the supply and pipeline of nurses to assist the work of national and state officials, policy makers, the nursing community, educators, and researchers focused on the nursing workforce. Data and information are incorporated from various sources covering both the registered nurse and licensed practical/vocational nurse workforces. A copy of the full report, results in brief, a slide presentation, and technical documentation, are available on the HRSA website at http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/healthworkforce/reports/nursingworkforce/index.html.