Iowa Lt. Governor releases nursing task force recommendations
AP/Chicago Tribune, March 4, 2008
Iowa Lt. Governor Patty Judge has released a report by a task force charged with developing recommendations to make Iowa a better place for nursing professionals. The report outlines challenges faced by nurses in the state, and recommends what can be done to overcome them. Some of the changes suggested in the report include improving educational programs, increasing nursing faculty, and encouraging public health facilities to increase nursing wages and meet national salary averages.