2022 State of the Commonwealth Report
In 2021, nurses ranked again as the most trusted profession in the United States. Yet, even though many Americans view them favorably, nurses have been the target of conspiracy theories, verbal abuse, and physical violence. As more nurses report symptoms of burnout and some are quitting the profession entirely, we explore the coming shortage of nurses in Virginia and ask what factors limit the supply of nurses.
Dragas Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University, "Part 3: Who's at the Bedside? Does Virginia Have Enough Nurses?" (2022). State of the Commonwealth Reports. 68.