SPOTLIGHT: Nursing will lead nation in job creation in the decade ahead

Despite the seemingly perennial nursing shortage that affects the U.S., the future of the industry looks bright. By 2018, nearly 600,000 new jobs will be created for registered nurses, making it the profession poised for the most growth overall, the Bureau of Labor Statistics recently announced. Keeping with the healthcare trend, home health aide jobs are expected to grow by roughly 470,000 positions over the same time span, making it the second fastest growing profession. FierceHealthcare