International Summit Seeks Solutions to Global Shortage of Nursing Faculty

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Indianapolis, 6 April, 2010 – The global nursing shortage is due in part to a lack of faculty in nursing schools and to a phenomenon known as nurse migration, where nurses leave their country of origin to work elsewhere. In response, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) and the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), supported by The Elsevier Foundation, will conduct the Global Summit on Nurse Faculty Migration—a meeting of nurse experts who will examine the problem, and identify realistic and measurable solutions.

Read the full article on the Elsevier website