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ICHRN Knowledge Library

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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2006-11-17
  • Title
    Educated and Underemployed: The Paradox for Nursing Graduands
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Nursing Health Services Research Unit,
  • Year
    2006
  • Author
    Baumann A, Blythe J, Cleverley K, Grinspun D and Tompkins C
  • Description
    [Excerpt from authors] This report focuses on the supply and employment of nursing graduates in Ontario and their absorption into the workforce over the two-year period from 2003/4 to 2004/5. It begins with a review of labour market trends in the health care sector and discusses nursing supply, mobility, and cross-border migration in the recent past. The major repositories of data on nurse education are identified and an overview of the entry of new nurses into the workforce is provided. Based on a survey of new graduands, a profile of new nurses is presented. In addition, the employment market for newly graduated nurses is compared across Canada and provincial strategies for hiring new graduates are reviewed.
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy, Education, Training and Development
  • Keywords
    nurse unemployment; nurse supply
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