Abilene area nursing experts say potential for shortages remain despite new national findings - Abilene Reporter-News
The number of young people entering nursing is "surging," granting relief from fears of a commonly projected shortage, says a national study reported in the December issue of Health Affairs magazine.
Pearl Merritt, regional dean and professor of Abilene nursing programs through the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, said geriatric nurses are in "great need," as are nurses to work in long-term care and community-based programs, such as hospice, home health and in nursing homes.
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The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences hosted its 34th Annual Student Research Week March 8-11.
The National Cancer Institute awarded a five-year, $1.9 million grant to C. Patrick Reynolds, M.D., Ph.D., director for the School of Medicine Cancer Center at TTUHSC.
The Willed Body Program has served West Texas since 1972 and is the foundation upon which the TTUHSC Institute of Anatomical Sciences is built.
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) recently hosted traditional commencement ceremonies for its 1,595-member Class of 2022.
The school, which is the sixth at the university, aims to train future health care leaders in population and public health.