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  • Date
    2009-02-20
  • Title
    Sustaining the rural workforce: Nursing perspectives on worklife challenges
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    Journal of Rural Health, National Rural Health Association
  • Year
    2009
  • Author
    Hunsberger, Baumann, Blythe, Crea
  • Description
    "Concerns have been raised about the sustainability of health care workforces in rural settings. According to the literature, rural nurses' work satisfaction varies with the resources and supports available to respond to specific challenges. Given the probable effects of stressors on retention, it is essential to understand the unique requirements of nurses in rural practice environments." (from abstract)
  • Categories
    Work Environment
  • Keywords
    rural, environment, satisfaction, support
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