Nursing Shortage

Guests: Judy Sheraton Gonzalez Registered Nurse, Montefiore Hospital, New York Julie Sochalski Associate-Director, Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, University of Pennsylvania's School of Nursing Cheryl Peterson Senior Policy Fellow, American Nurses Association Jim Bentley Senior Vice President, Strategic Policy Planning, American Hospital Association A new survey finds that hospital nurses are suffering from burnout. The nurses blame the rising number of patients and a shortage of nurses. Nurses are dissatisfied and many are threatening to quit. What effect will this have on the quality of patient care? Join guest host Mara Liasson for a look at what's being done about America's nursing problem.



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