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Nevada Struggles With A Nursing Shortage
Nevada Struggles With A Nursing Shortage

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AIR DATE: February 4, 2014

During the boom and after the crash, Nevada has struggled to recruit and retain trained nurses. St. Rose Dominican hospitals are letting go of more than 20 nursing positions to save costs. But other hospitals can't seem to keep qualified nurses on staff. How does that affect patient care? And is safety affected?

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Elizabeth Bickle, nurse, St. Rose Dominican Hospital

John Packham, director of health policy research, University of Nevada School of Medicine

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