International Nurses and the US Nursing Shortage: Val Pasnau - Continuum: A Healthcare Podcast
With an aging population that outnumbers younger generations, the United States is facing a shortage of nurses. To meet that demand, healthcare organizations are hiring nurses from abroad.
On this episode of Continuum, Val Pasnau joins us to discuss this topic. Val is the VP of Clinical Development and Operations at Vibra Healthcare. She works to educate nurses throughout the organization and is a key figure in Vibra’s international nurses program.
Val explains the reasons behind the nursing shortage and how international nurses have filled that void. She shares stories from her experience working with nurses from across the globe and offers insight into the unique benefits international nurses bring to their new teams. Val also provides information for those interested in practicing nursing in the US.