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Rayna M. Letourneau

Rayna M. Letourneau

Rayna M. Letourneau is assistant professor of Nursing at the University of South Florida.

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Commentary: Nurses are leaving the profession, and replacing them won’t be easy

By: - September 21, 2021

The fourth wave of COVID-19 is exacerbating the ongoing crisis for the nursing workforce and has led to burnout for many nurses. As a result, many are quitting their jobs in substantial numbers all across the country, with 62 percent of hospitals reporting a nurse vacancy rate higher than 7.5 percent, according to a 2021 […]