Nursing shortage gets look

Salaries not only factor in recruitment, retention

Posted: March 4, 2018 at 1 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/DAVID GOTTSCHALK Catherine Beachner (right), a sophomore at the University of Arkansas, and student in the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing, studies with other students for a test in the hall of the Eppley Center of Health Professions on the campus in Fayetteville. A large demand for nurses continues to exist in Northwest Arkansas.

Hospitals, educators and community leaders are trying to stay competitive to recruit and keep medical professionals, specifically nurses, in Northwest Arkansas.

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