|School of Nursing Dean Eileen T. Breslin, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, recently presented an update on the current trends in nursing to the UT System Board of Regents.
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With 16 million individuals projected to gain health insurance by 2016 and an increasing shortage of masterís- and doctoral-level nurses in Texas and across the nation, significant challenges face an aging population that requires easy access to nursing and primary care.Eileen T. Breslin, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
, presented an update on the current trends in nursing Feb. 13 to The University of Texas Board of Regents, whose Office of Health Affairs commissioned the report.
Dr. Breslin is dean of the School of Nursing at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio and president-elect
of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
Please read this UT System news release
written prior to Dr. Breslinís presentation for more information.