Nursing Workforce Supply Data Collection

Hosted on October 11, 2011:


During this webinar, participants will learn why effective nursing workforce planning and policy making require better data collection and an improved information infrastructure.  Kathy Apple, Chief Executive Officer of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing and Linda Tieman, President of the Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers will describe their collaborative initiative to gather and analyze data, and publish a report slated for tentative release in early 2013.  State leaders will have the opportunity to discuss implications of this collaboration in their state work.





  • Brenda Cleary PhD, RN, FAAN STTI Ageing Initiatives Administrator, and former Director, CCNA, and the North Carolina Center for Nursing 
  • Kathy Apple, MS, RN, FAAN, Chief Executive Officer, National Council of State Boards of Nursing 
  • Linda Tieman, RN, MN, FACHE, President, Board of Directors, Forum of Nursing Workforce Centers 


Resource Articles:


  • "How should we collect data on the nursing workforce?" in Nursing Economics, March-April, 2011
  • "Measuring the Nursing Workforce: Clarifying the Definitions,"  in Medical Care Research and Review, 2005 (May require subscription to download): 
  • "Toward Standardization (Part 1): Assessment of State and National Nursing Workforce Data Sources," in Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice, 2010 (May require subscription to download):


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by Michael Pheulpin | August 10, 2012

Tags: data


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