Navigating the Changing Economic Environment for Nurses
Recorded on November 20, 2013 (60 minutes)

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Since the recession, health care has been the single largest sector experiencing job growth. The Labor Department predicted there would be 712,000 new jobs for registered nurses between 2010 and 2020. While some news reports describe the career outlook for registered nurses as strong, others describe the job search as frustrating and discouraging. s.

Join ANAís economist, Peter McMenamin, PhD, as he discusses the current economic environment including future wage and growth projections, hiring trends, factors affecting the nursing shortage, the effects of the Affordable Care Act on nursing employment, reimbursement of services provided by APRNs, and the role of nurses in providing Care Coordination.

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Peter McMenamin, PhD is the Senior Political Analyst at the American Nurses Association specializing in healthcare economics.

Navigating the Changing Economic Environment for Nurses provides 1.0 CNE contact hours (60 minute contact hour).

The American Nurses Association Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Centerís Commission on Accreditation.

ANCC Provider Number 0023.

ANA is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP6178 for 1.2 contact hours (50 minute contact hour).

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:.

Objective 1: Examine employment growth in nursing since the turn of the 21st century.

Objective 2: Analyze areas of future high growth.

Objective 3: Discuss the future demand for nurses.