Nursing faculty: one generation away from extinction?

  title={Nursing faculty: one generation away from extinction?},
  author={M J Brendtro and Marge Hegge},
  journal={Journal of professional nursing : official journal of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing},
  volume={16 2},
Concern over an impending shortage of qualified nursing faculty sparked a statewide survey of nurses with graduate degrees in one midwestern state. A return rate of 61 per cent yielded a sample of 288. In general, nursing faculty members were older than nurses with graduate degrees employed in other roles. Three fourths of the sample worked full-time in stable positions in which they intended to remain until retirement. Fewer than one third were nurse educators; one-third were hospital… CONTINUE READING

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