How Baby Boomers will Impact the Nursing Shortage

The Baby Boomer generation is getting older, and as they age the number of those with chronic conditions is going to multiply.  Aging Boomers will require an unprecedented number of health care professionals trained to treat and provide care for these individuals.  As the following infographic from Maryville University’s online nursing program shows, this increased demand equates to a major opportunity for aspiring nurse practitioners interested in learning the skills of adult-gerontology.

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