NJ Spotlight News

NJ faces nursing shortage, despite increase in applications

Clip: 05/03/2021 | 3m 41s | Video has closed captioning.

Health care professionals worried there would be a drop in nursing school applications after a year filled with images and stories of long and difficult hours during the coronavirus pandemic. But Judy Persichilli, commissioner of the state Department of Health, says applications are up, a trend that has been seen at Rutgers School of Nursing, where applications have risen by about 36%.

Aired: 05/03/21

Rating: NR

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