Canadian nurses redefine roles to deal with shortages

05/14/2009 | Ottawa Citizen (Ontario)

The shortage of nurses in Canada is forcing the country to rethink the roles of many health care workers. Registered and licensed practical nurses are redefining their jobs and taking on more responsibility. The government is trying to increase the number of nurse practitioners to handle health care for an aging population with chronic diseases.

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