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Nurses in Pennsylvania waited months to get licenses to work during historic staffing shortage

NPR found Pennsylvania processed LPN applications more slowly than any other state and was among the slowest at issuing RN licenses last year.

By Brett Sholtis

With Pa. hospitals desperate for nurses, ‘travelers’ make the best of a bad situation

Stressed out nurses are ditching their jobs for lucrative travel gigs, while overburdened hospitals see record staffing shortages.

By Brett Sholtis

A day in the life of a nurse practitioner battling COVID-19 

Susie Carl is a hospice nurse practitioner. In her line of work, she is used to days that end in tears. But because of COVID-19, she is facing a new normal.

By Keira McGuire