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Commentary: S.C. nursing shortage could worsen unless we invest in education

Feb 28, 2023, 11:53 AM by ATI Marketing Team

Debbie Lyles, PhD., RN, CNE, is the director of consulting at ATI Nursing Education.

Leawood, Kan. (Feb. 28, 2023) — Leaders in nursing education continue to speak out to alert the public to the growing nursing shortage crisis, which is exacerbated by a nurse educator shortage. Most recently, Debbie Lyles, PhD., RN, CNE, Director of Consulting at ATI Nursing Education, wrote about the topic. Her opinion piece was recently published in The Post and Courier, the Pulitizer Prize-winning newspaper in South Carolina.

You can read Dr. Lyles' piece here.



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