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Outlook 2012: Newer approach to nursing

Hospitals constantly working to get enough RNs to satisy expanding demand

Under the guidance of Instructor Patrice Stallmer, RN, nursing student April Gibbs checks the heart beat of newborn Alexander Raymer, in the arms of mom Heather Raymer. Dad Adam Raymer is right.
Photographer: Stacey Lauren-Kennedy
Under the guidance of Instructor Patrice Stallmer, RN, nursing student April Gibbs checks the heart beat of newborn Alexander Raymer, in the arms of mom Heather Raymer. Dad Adam Raymer is right.
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After decades of growth in skilled nursing for every subtype of care, from preemies in nurseries to cancer patients in hospice care, the field is expanding further. Or perhaps it’s returning to its roots. New jobs being created in the nursing field include nurse navigators and others who are entrusted with creating an entire health system for the patient. These nurses aren’t focused on blood pressure and medicine checks. They sit down with the patient ...

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