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Central Ohio Nursing Schools Flood Local Job Market

12:00AM
November
8, 2009

Health officials say that there are three million nurses in the United States. But they also continue to warn that there’s a nursing shortage. They say the number of jobs going unfilled will grow dramatically in the next 15 years. But in Central Ohio, that doesn’t seem to be the case – at least not yet.

School Nurses Will Staff H1N1 Clinics

12:00AM
October
18, 2009

Some schools in Franklin County might soon play an important part in vaccination efforts to protect against the H1N1 flu virus. Local health agencies are planning to conduct school-based clinics to vaccinate as many children as possible. As WOSU’s Sam Hendren reports, school nurses will play a role in the administration of the swine flu vaccine.

Bill Would Help Nurses Become Educators

12:00AM
May
11, 2009

A group of Ohio nurses wants state lawmakers to pass a bill and they want it done STAT. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports.

Columbus hospitals scramble to recruit nurses

12:00AM
November
8, 2004

Recently, four area hospitals agreed to cooperate in the recruitment of nurses. A nursing shortage is expected in the next few years and hospital officials want to get a jump on making certain they have adequate staffing levels.