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August 18, 2013 12:00 AM

Openness at SPSCC will help heal nursing program

The widespread fear of a crippling shortage of nurses that gripped the nation seven years ago drove many nursing schools, such as South Puget Sound Community College, to overreact, in some cases growing student enrolments beyond its capacity to teach. Focusing on producing graduates to fill a perceived industry need distracted schools like SPSCC from noticing a confluence of emerging health care trends.

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