According to the NurseJournal, there’s a very high demand for nursing from elderly people, which makes geriatric nurses crucial members of any hospital’s staff. However, only 1% of nurses work in the geriatric field. That leaves an enormous gap to be filled up. You can read more about this data here:
Besides, if you’re interested in understanding the central role of geriatric nursing, you can watch the 6-minute video below. It draws an interesting panorama of the importance of these professionals in the 21st century.
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