Does America Need More Gerontological Nurses? (Infographic)

Does America need more gerontological nurses? The answer is yes. As baby boomers enter their twilight years, they will need more medical care. However, there is a shortage in the number of people going into gerontology medicine, a field that is expected to grow.* This infographic shows compelling facts suggesting that the future of nursing is in the gerontology field.Nursing Specialties Needed

Long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth. 

*Source: The American Geriatrics Society, “Geriatrics Health Care Workforce,”

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