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Nursing Shortage (2022)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-10-14

Duration: 00:05:40

Subjects: Nursing | Health Care | HIGHER EDUCATION


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Fowler, Leanne Interviewee


This segment from the October 14, 2022, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s interview with Dr. Leanne Fowler, the program director for the nurse practitioner program for the LSU Health Sciences Center (LSU-HSC) in New Orleans. She discusses the reasons for the nursing shortage and LSU-HSC’s $3 million grant from the United States Department of Health and Human Services to establish a Clinical Nurse Educator Academy.