Click here to read the health care workforce shortage and its implications on America’s hospitals, at the American Hospitals Association’s (AHA) website.
Select a hospital, which is not more than two hours away from your place of residence. Based on your readings and understanding, create a 3- to 4-page report in a Microsoft Word document, that includes:
A plan for a rural, medium-sized hospital to deal with short- and long-term workforce shortages.
Your plan should include the following elements:
A description of the health care workforce shortage and its implications.
The aspects that need immediate attention and aspects that need long term attention. Provide a rationale on why these aspects need attention.
A description of the financial implications for these issues.
An explanation of the risks associated with these problems.
Your recommendations to solve these problems.
An explanation of the methods to measure the success of the plan.
A description of the next steps, if the plan failed.
A conclusion and a reference list.
Support your responses with examples.
Cite any sources in APA format.