What does the nurse reinvestment act mean to you?

Sister Rosemary Donley, Sister Mary Jean Flaherty, Eileen Sarsfield, Laura Taylor, Heidi Maloni, Eileen Flanagan

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Abstract

During 2002, the 107th Congress passed landmark legislation, the Nurse Reinvestment Act, P.L. 107-205. This article discusses the specific provisions of P.L. 107-205 within the context of the contemporary literature and the experience of the nursing shortage. The authors ask nurses to examine what the Nurse Reinvestment Act means for their career development. In laying out the anatomy of the Nurse Reinvestment Act, title by title, and section by section, the article presents the Congressional plan for addressing the two faces of the shortage: Nurse Recruitment, Title I, and Nurse Retention, Title II.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9
Number of pages1
JournalOnline Journal of Issues in Nursing
Volume8
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)

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