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As part of our work to keep stakeholders updated on issues impacting nursing education and the nursing workforce, AACN has created this new Web resource which features links to a variety of state-focused reports. As new reports are released, please let us know so we can keep this section current. Send details to



Statewide Strategic Plan for Nursing in the State of Arizona 2004

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The Nursing Shortage - Arkansas State Board of Nursing

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RN Workforce: California's RN Labor Market
August 2014

California Employer Report: Survey of Nurse Employers in California
Fall 2013

California Board of Registered Nursing 2012 Survey of Registered Nurses
Revised October 2013

Forecasts of the Registered Nurse Workforce in California
July 2013

A New Era of Growth: A Closer Look at Recent Trends in Health Professions Education
May 2013

Forecasts of the Registered Nurse Workforce in California
September 2009

Forecasts of the Registered Nurse Workforce in California
September 2007

California Registered Nurse Regional Workforce Report Card
May 2006

2008 Survey of Registered Nurses in California

Admission Policies and Attrition Rates in California Community College Nursing Programs
February 2003

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Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence - Colorado's Nursing Faculty Shortage
April 2012

The 2009-2010 Colorado Nursing Faculty Supply and Demand Study
April 2011

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2013 RN Workforce Survey Report

At a Glance: 2013 Connecticut RN Workforce Survey Report

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The Status of Nursing in the State of Delaware: A Second Look

Solving the Nursing Shortage in Delaware
March 2002

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Florida Center for Nursing Statewide Data
June 2015

Analysis of Florida's Nurse Practice Act
Report includes a breakdown of requirements for nurse faculty credentials by state
January 2007

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Final Report: University System of Georgia Task Force for Health Professions Education
June 2006

Georgia's Nursing Workforce at a Glance
February 2014

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Projected Registered Nurse Workforce in Hawaiii 2005-2020
January 2007

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Report of the Governor's Nursing Task Force
October 2006

Idaho Nursing Overview
Winter 2009

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Illinois Nursing Survey Reveals Approaching RN Shortage
May 2015

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2005 Indiana Registered Nurse Survey Report

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Trends in Nursing Education and Supply
June 2013

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Registered Nurse Shortages Predicted in the US and Kansas for 2010 and 2020
August 2010

Kansas Nursing Occupational Outlook 2002-2012
June 2007

Kansas Nursing Occupational Outlook 2000-2010
March 2005

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Nursing Education Capacity and Nursing Supply in Louisiana 2014

Nursing Education Capacity and Nursing Supply in Louisiana 2014 Snapshot

Louisiana State Board of Nursing 2011 Annual Report

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Maine Nursing Workforce Reports: 2001-2010

The State of the State’s Nursing Education Programs

Strategic Plan for Maine's Nursing Programs
January 2005

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Maryland Hospital Association Hospital Personnel Survey: Calendar Year 2006
August 2007

Maryland's Nursing Shortage: A Workforce Crisis
March 2003

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Ensuring an Educated Nursing Workforce for the Commonwealth
September 2005

But Who Will Teach Them? A Report on the Faculty Shortage in Publicly Funded
Nursing Education Programs in Massachusetts

Spring 2003

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Michigian Center for Nursing Survey of Nurses 2014 Report
January 2014

Survey of Nursing Education Programs 2009-2010
July 2009

Survey of Nursing Education Programs: 2002-2003 School Year
April 2005

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Mapping Missouri's Health Care Workforce 2016

Missouri Healthcare Workforce Report 2012

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Nebraska Center for Nursing Workforce Reports

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2005 Survey of Licensed Registered Nurses in Nevada

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New Hampshire

New Hampshire Nursing Workforce Initiative Final Report, 2002

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New Jersey

The Nursing Shortage and New Jersey
November 2012

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New Mexico

Addressing New Mexico's Nursing Shortage: A Statewide Strategy Framework, 2002

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New York

2015 Nursing and Allied Professionals Workforce Survey Report: Exploring Emergent Healthcare Workforce Titles and Functions

Trends in New York Registered Nurse Graduation, 1996-2014
July 2014

A Profile of Active Registered Nurses in New York
July 2014

2014 Nursing and Allied Professionals Workforce Survey Report

2013 Nursing and Allied Health Care Professionals Workforce Survey Report

A Profile of Active Registered Nurses in New York
July 2013

Trends in New York Registered Nurse Graduations, 1996-2013
January 2013

2012 Nursing and Allied Health Care Professional Workforce Survey Report

Nursing Schools and Faculty Report: 2010-2011 Institute for Nursing: New York State Nursing Workforce Center
April 2012

A Profile of Active Registered Nurses in New York
April 2012

Trends in New York Registered Nursing Graduations, 1996-2011
July 2011

Results from 2011 Health Care Professionals Workforce Survey
June 2011

A Profile of Active Registered Nurses in New York
January 2011

Trends in New York Registered Nurswing Graduations, 1996-2010
January 2010

Healthcare Association of New York State's Workforce Advocacy Survey
April 2007

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North Carolina

Task Force on the North Carolina Nursing Workforce Report
2007 Update

North Carolina Nursing Workforce Report: 2004
May 2004

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North Dakota

Characteristics of North Dakota’s Nursing Workforce: 2003

North Dakota Nursing Needs Study: Direct Care Supply and Demand Projections
July 2008

North Dakota Nursing Needs Study: Faculty Survey Results
July 2008

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The RN & APRN Workforce In Ohio - An Overview of 2013 Licensure Renewal Data
March 2015

Northeast Ohio Nursing Workforce Facts: Nursing Supply and Demand
June 2006

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Health and Nurses in Oklahoma
Fall 2005

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The Demand for Nursing Professionals in Oregon 2016

The Changing Demand for Registered Nurses In Oregon
September 2011

Who Gets In? Pilot Year Data from the Nursing Student Admissions Database
Oregon Center for Nursing, August 2009

Oregon Nursing Leadership Council Strategic Plan: Solutions to Oregon’s Nursing Shortage 2005-2008

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Rhode Island

Help Wanted: The Growing Crisis in Rhode Island's Nursing Workforce
October 2004

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South Dakota

South Dakota Center for Nursing Workforce Reports

2013 South Dakota Health Care Professional Workforce Report

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Texas Hospital Nurse Staffing Survey: 2012

Nursing Workforce in Texas: Demographics and Trends Reports

Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies

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Vermont's Future of Nursing 2014 Data Dashboard

2013 Registered Nurses in Vermont

Registered Nurses in Vermont
March 2007

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Washington State Registered Nurse Supply and Demand Projections: 2006-2025
June 2007

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West Virginia

West Virginia Center for Nursing 2005-2006 Annual Report and Recommendations

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Wisconsin Center for Nursing 2016 RN Survey Report

Wisconsin Center for Nursing 2010 RN Survey Report

Wisconsin Health Care Workforce Report 2008

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Nursing in Wyoming, Part One: Supply and Retention
September 2002

Nursing in Wyoming, Part Two: Turnover
October 2002

Nursing in Wyoming, Part Three: Net Flow of Employment
April 2003

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Nurse Education in Five States: The Importance of State Appropriations to Sustain Nursing School Capacity in States with Acute Nurse Shortages: 2005 HRSA Report

Colleagues in Caring: Regional Collaboratives for Nursing Workforce Development

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