Lack of Nurses Blamed on Too Few Schools, Teachers – Knoxville News Sentinel

The Tennessee Hospital Association and other health-care officials released a study highlighting a statewide nursing shortage primarily because of a lack of faculty and classroom and training space at nursing schools. Belmont University in Nashville is one of the few nursing schools statewide with significant expansion plans. The school expects to grow from its current 250 nursing majors to 600 within the next few years. Read the whole story at the Knoxville News Sentinel website.