Nursing shortages have been on the rise throughout the country, a problem which has doubled up due to an aging baby-Boomer population, increasing the need to determining the root cause of the shortage. This is essential for health care providers as health costs are on a continuous increase.

American association of colleges of nursing. (2011). Leading initiatives. Retrieved 19 October, 2017, from http://www.Aacn.Nche.Edu/leading_initiatives_news/news/2011/employment11
American health care association. [AHCA] (2008). 2007 ACHA Survey Nursing Staff Vacancy And Turnover In Nursing Facilities. Retrieved 19 October 2017, from http://www.Ahcancal.Org/research_data/staffing/pages/default.Aspx
Buerhaus, P. I., Staiger, D. O., & Auerbach, D. I. (2008). The Future Of The Nursing Workforce In The United States: Data, Trends And Implications. Mississauga, Ontario: jones and Bartlett publishers.
Staiger, D. O., Auerbach, D. L., & Buerhaus, P. I. (2012). Registerd Nurse Labor Supply and the Recession- Are We In a Bubble? The New England Journal of Medicine (366), 1463-1465.
Gabrielle, S., Jackson, D., & Mannix, J. (2007). Older Women Nurses: Health, Ageing Concerns and Self-Care Strategies. Journal of American Nursing , 61(3), 316-325.
Healthcare Association of New York State. (2010). Nurses Needed Short-Term Relief, Ongoing Shortage. New York: New York State. Retrieved 19 October 2017, from http://www.hanys.org/workforce/reports/2010-06-07_nurse_survey_results_2010.pdf

Jannetti, A. J. (2011). Dean’s Notes. 33(2), 1-4.
Kinnair, D. (2012). An Ageing Population Requires Radical Changes to Nursing Education and Practice. Journal of Holistic Healthcare, 9(1), 24-26
Lin, V. W., Hsiao, I., Jones, D., Juraschek, S. P., & Zhang, X. (2012). Poster 8: United States Registered Nurse Workforce Report Card and Shortage Forecast. 2(9). doi:10.1016/j.pmrj.2010.07.039
Bae, S.-H., Mark, B., & Fried, B. (2009). Impact of Nursing Unit Turnover on Patient Outcomes in Hospitals. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 42 (1), 40-49.
Barry, D. (2011). Boomers Hit New Self-Absorption Milestone: Age 65. Retrieved 19 October, 2017, from http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/01/us/01boomers.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2010). Projected Supply and Demand and Shortages of Registered Nurses. Retrieved October 19, 2017, from https://www.bing.com/cr?IG=C1F20C408F3D4294BA73F738FA9404E9&CID=138E09A341DE65FF0579028340D864EF&rd=1&h=N1Jd-LxUx53TJAKSvWDL4CNPW2FUIDzZbWl1jI2PTpY&v=1&r=https%3a%2f%2fwww.ahcancal.org%2fresearch_data%2fstaffing%2fdocuments%2fregistered_nurse_supply_demand.pdf&p=DevEx,5064.1
 

Ortman, J. M., Velkoff, V. A., & Hogan, H. (2014). An aging nation: The Older Population in the United states. Retrieved October 19, 2017, from https://www.Bing.Com/cr?Ig=05fccad0cbe44f4ab85cd81281ebbd20&cid=01e7e0a755186d4f2a8deb87541e6c2f&rd=1&h=bohnit-42elnre-ylpyvvqxruofss1byjky-tlubb5k&v=1&r=https%3a%2f%2fwww.Census.Gov%2fprod%2f2014pubs%2fp25-1140.Pdf&p=devex,5064.1
Cimiotti, J. P., Aiken, L. H., Sloane, D. M., & Wu, E. S. (2012). Nursing Staffing, Burnout, and Health Care-Associated Infection. American Journal of Infection Control, 40 (6), 486-490.
Palumbo, M. V., McIntosh, B., Rambur, B., & Naud, S. (2009). Retaining an Aging Nurse Workforce: Perceptions of Human Resource Practices . Nursing Economics , 27(4), 221-232.
IOM Future of Nursing Report. (2010). Retrieved October 19, 2017, from http://www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ThePracticeofProfessionalNursing/workforce/IOM-Future-of-Nursing-Report-1