Nursing Shortage

Nursing Shortage


Connecticut’s Nursing Shortage

By 2010, Connecticut will be short more than 11,000 registered nurses.
And by 2020, that number is projected to double, leaving Connecticut with fewer than half the nurses it needs, according to the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

CT’s First Nursing Summit

CT Summit Group

Participants from Connecticut’s first “Nursing Summit” event united Connecticut’s practice-based nurses and nurse educators from hospitals and other healthcare settings across Connecticut with UConn School of Nursing faculty.

Learn More

Nursing Shortage
American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN)

Loan Repayment & Scholarship
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Shortage Designation Overview
CT Department of Public Health