Nursing Shortage Likely to Continue in Michigan


Ann Arbor - According to the Michigan Center for Nursing, Michigan, like many other states, faces a continuing nursing shortage. Some statistics:
Michigan could be short 7,000 nurses by 2010. The shortage could reach 18,000 by 2015.

There were 147,054 nurses licensed by the state of Michigan as of early 2006.

The average age of an active Michigan nurse in 2006 was about 45 to 46 years old.

About 18 percent of active registered nurses in Michigan were 55 or older in 2006. About 25 percent of licensed practical nurses were 55 or older.


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