Earlier this week we discussed how young nurses are invigorating the nursing profession with their innovative ideas and upbeat spirit. Following up on this story, we also found that young adults are not the only ones improving the nursing workforce. The Daily Herald reported how many older adults are choosing nursing as their second career, as it can provide adequate job security while also giving the individuals a sense of self-worth by improving the lives of the patients they serve. There are now many programs across the country that offer accelerated nursing programs for individuals who already have a college degree in another field.
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