‘War Doesn’t Even Compare’: A Year in the Life of a Traveling Nurse

March 9, 2021

(NPR) – The American Association of Colleges of Nurses says that several factors are contributing to the shortage in nurses, including insufficient enrollment and faculty at nursing schools to meet the demand, a significant number of nurses reaching retirement age, and high stress levels that are driving nurses to leave the profession. And on top of that, health care workers are also falling ill and dying from the virus.