Nursing, other jobs may face labor sh...

Nursing, other jobs may face labor shortage in elderly care as baby boomers retire

There are 1 comment on the Alabama Live story from Aug 19, 2012, titled Nursing, other jobs may face labor shortage in elderly care as baby boomers retire. In it, Alabama Live reports that:

Students during the Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony at Samford University in Birmingham, Ala., on Friday, May 14, 2010.

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CV Compton Shaw

Renton, WA

#1 Aug 21, 2012
I would not recommend nursing as a career to anyone, especially men, unless one or both of the following occur:
1. Men are given "protected" civil rights status in nursing as a profession that has traditionally discrimnated against men in education and employment.
2. A significant and prolonged nursing shortage develops such that the demand for nurses and nurse employment becomes so imperative that discrimination in education and/or employment because of gender is precluded by the same.
Neither is currently the case such that I would suggest that currently licensed nurses, especially men, attempt to find employment outside of nursing and that others refrain from entering nursing.

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