According to Healthcare Employers responding to a 2015 survey, a NEED EXISTS FOR...
More than 22,000 Registered Nurses
More than 7,000 Licensed Practical Nurses
For the Academic Year 2015-16 Florida schools graduated...
Fewer than 12,000 new Registered Nurses
Fewer than 3,000 new Licensed Practical Nurses
Florida Hospitals cannot find enough RNs with experience and advanced education
Florida’s Assisted Living and Long-Term Care facilities cannot hire enough LPNs
NOT ONLY ARE WE NOT MEETING TODAY'S NEEDS,
WE WILL NOT BE PREPARED TO MEET THE FUTURE NEEDS!