News From the Center

Building a Diverse APRN Workforce in Louisiana Report

Building a Diverse APRN Workforce in Louisiana Report describes the diversity of Louisiana’s APRN workforce utilizing data from the Louisiana State Board of Nursing 2013 Annual Report which was retrieved from information submitted by APRNs during the annual licensure renewal process. There are over 60,000 RNs that hold a license to practice in Louisiana and of those 60,000 RNs, 52,556 reside in Louisiana. Over four thousand five hundred (4,586) APRNs held an active Louisiana license to practice as an APRN in Louisiana. Of that number, 4,116 listed Louisiana as their state of residence (Louisiana State Board of Nursing Annual Report, 2013). According to the U.S. Census 2013 population estimate, Louisiana has a population size of 4,625,470. The extent to which Louisiana’s APRN workforce mirrors the demographics of Louisiana’s population will be described in this report. Information will also be presented relative to the geographic location of employment, and major clinical settings where APRNs are employed.

 

Please click on the following link to read the full report.  Building a Diverse APRN Workforce in Louisiana Report

posted on October 14, 2014 By LCN

Copyright @2011 by Louisiana State Board of Nursing