The Florida Center for Nursing releases report on the State of the Nursing Workforce in Florida
Tampa, Fla. - The Florida Center for Nursing published its latest report “The State of the Nursing Workforce in Florida.” Consistent with Florida statute (§464.0195), the report provides a comprehensive analysis of the supply and demand of nurses in the state of Florida.
The biennial report describes the current state of Florida’s nursing workforce and compares statewide workforce data to national census and workforce data. The Florida Center for Nursing’s education and workforce research is used to strategically and innovatively address the issues of nursing supply and demand to meet the needs of the people of the State of Florida. The Florida Center for Nursing is the definitive source for information, research, and strategies addressing the dynamic workforce needs of nursing in Florida.
Nurses are critical to the health and wellness of Floridians. The future of nursing in Florida is dependent upon implementation of innovative strategies to ensure an adequate supply of qualified nurses to meet the needs of the people of Florida. The State of the Nursing Workforce in Florida report can be accessed on the FCN website: https://flcntr.org/3r0invg
The Florida Center for Nursing studies nursing education and the supply and demand of the nursing workforce at all levels of practice in the state. Findings of the robust studies are published in technical reports to summarize the extent to which Florida’s nursing workforce meets demands. The Florida Center for Nursing creates innovative programing to support the recruitment, development, and retention of qualified nurses in our state.
The Florida Center for Nursing is established under state statute (F.S. 464.0195) to research and address issues of supply and demand for nursing, including issues of recruitment, retention, and utilization of nurse workforce resources. For more information visit flcenterfornursing.org. The Florida Center for Nursing is headquartered at the University of South Florida.