Navigating the Changing Economic Environment for Nurses

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Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Time: 1:00 PM EDT, 12:00 PM CDT, 11:00 AM MDT, 10:00 AM PDT

The Labor Department predicted there will be 712,000 new jobs for registered nurses created between 2010 and 2020. For more than 20 years health care has been the most consistent industrial sector experiencing continuing job growth. The country, however, is now in a period of mixed signals: while some news reports describe the career outlook for registered nurses as strong, others describe the job search as frustrating and discouraging. RN employment and compensation actually rose during the recession, but recent trends suggest a slowdown.

Join ANA's 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.

What you will learn:

RNs and APRNs new to the workforce and those nearing retirement age will walk away with strategies and tools for improving employment opportunities and outcomes.

Who Should Attend:

  • Clinical/Staff nurses
  • Nurse managers
  • Nurses in staff development and education



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Accreditation Statement:

1.0 contact hour will be awarded to nurses who successfully complete this activity. Where multiple nurses view the webinar at a single site, all are eligible to receive contact hours for this activity, upon completion of the online evaluation and verification of their attendance at the webinar.

Webinar attendees will receive a link to an online evaluation. The link will be provided at the end of the webinar and also by e-mail to the person that registered, who can distribute that link to everyone in the room. Each attendee should complete the evaluation separately and confirm that they attended the webinar and earned the contact hours. Once they have completed the online evaluation, they will be able to print out their CE certificate.

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 Center's Commission on Accreditation.

ANCC Provider Number 0023.

ANA is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP6178.

Navigating the Changing Economic Environment for Nurses

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