Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies
According to the Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies
, Texas will have 27,000 fewer nurses than needed in 2010 if current trends continue unchecked.
In 2016, the Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies
(TCNWS) conducted a statewide study on workplace violence against nurses in hospitals, freestanding emergency medical care facilities, nursing facilities, and home health agencies as required by House Bill 2696, 84th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2015 that added Section 105.009 to the Health and Safety Code.
The Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies
(TCNWS) will be conducting two surveys on workplace violence against nurses stemming from House Bill 2696 passed in the 84th Legislative Session.
The Health Provider Resource Center and the Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies
use the licensure data from the BON to analyze and disseminate data concerning demographic and supply trends of nurses in Texas.
HB 3961 also authorizes a study by the Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies
, at the Texas Department of State Health Services, evaluating competencies of clinical judgements and behaviors that professional nurses should possess at graduation from professional nursing programs.