ONL-NJ will be honoring NJCCN and Dr. Edna Cadmus, NJCCN Executive Director at their Annual Holiday Meeting & Awards Brunch on Dec. 2, 2022. NJCCN will be receiving the Impact Award and Dr. Cadmus, the Distinguished Service Award. For more information, click HERE.
New graduates in hospitals are moving toward more specialization as they enter the workforce as can be seen below. This is due to the retirements of nurses in these areas and the shift of older nurses to other settings. Residency programs such as those sponsored by New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing (NJCCN) and partially funded by the NJDOL Workforce Development Apprenticeship Program through their support has helped 13 of the 18 hospitals participating in this program since 2020. Increases in growth in demand across settings and the impact of COVID-19 is creating stress on the healthcare system. Residency programs for new graduates are even more important today. Residency programs was one of the recommendations for all setting in the 2010 landmark report The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health.
The 2022 edition of the Nursing Data and Analysis Report provides insights on the workforce supply and demand data across settings. The pandemic over the last 2 years has impacted the workforce now and into the future. The report includes:
- Education Capacity for New Jersey
- Supply Projections for New Jersey
- Demand Projections for New Jersey
Pivotal Moments. Unprecedented Times. spotlights a variety of activities that reflect our organization’s mission and vision. Selected accomplishments include:
- Signature state-wide residency program for new nurses
- Pioneering data collection and analysis on licensed practical nurses and home health aides
- Programs and services which provide nurses with various support mechanisms
- Advocacy for removing roadblocks to care
To view the full report, click here.
The International Council of Nurses, the International Centre on Nurse Migration and CGFNS International, Inc. released a new report detailing policy implications and necessary actions to retain older nurses in the workplace as up to 4.7 million nurses worldwide are expected to retire by 2030. The report builds on the World Health Organization’s (WHO) State of the World’s Nursing report and provides a 10-point plan for supporting older nurses in their work.
The Division of Consumer Affairs State Board of Nursing has adopted new regulations which authorizes healthcare providers to engage in telemedicine and telehealth. The adopted new rules have taken effect on October 19, 2020.