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Nursing is in crisis

Watch the introductive video to the Nursing in Crisis short course, with lead educator Kim Craig.

Watch Kim Craig, Lead Educator, describe the central role of nursing in critical situations and the importance for nurses to be prepared for the many challenges they may face.

Nursing is in trouble. There is a global shortage of nurses, leading to poor quality or no care for communities and nurses burning out.

What does this crisis mean on a personal, local and international level? How can we better understand and equip ourselves to deal with it? Find out by joining us in this exploration of key issues in nursing today.

Your task

Do you feel sufficiently equipped to deal with the crisis in nursing? How could you be better prepared? What area do you work in?
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