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More than half of the 12,000 nurses issued licenses to work in Pennsylvania last year waited for three months or longer to get them
NPR found Pennsylvania processed LPN applications more slowly than any other state and was among the slowest at issuing RN licenses last year.
Widespread medical provider staffing shortages are challenging hospitals’ ability to keep up with demand,
The University of Pennsylvania receives $125 million gift to start community nursing program, tuition-free
The University of Pennsylvania has received a $125 million donation to start a program to train nurse practitioners for free, the institution announced Monday.
Governor Tom Wolf’s proposed $43.7 billion budget includes money to improve behavioral health services and train more health care workers.
State Republicans and Democrats swiftly passed the initiative, which draws from federal American Rescue Plan funds that Pennsylvania got last March.