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College of Nursing


Office of Healthcare Workforce Research for Nursing

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Our Office of Healthcare Workforce Research for Nursing provides an objective entity for coordinating the development and publication of workforce policy research in nursing in the state of South Carolina.

Recent Data and Reports 

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Newly released analysis using geographic information system (GIS) mapping indicates differences in the distribution of the nurse practitioner workforce compared to the primary care physician workforce in rural communities across South Carolina. More research into these differences is underway.

2017-2018 Hospital Nursing Workforce Report

2017-2018 Hospital Nursing Workforce study was conducted by the Center for Nursing Leadership’s Office of Healthcare Workforce Research for Nursing at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.