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Unformatted text preview: 10/3- Givan- Highly Skilled Workers o Main difference between skilled Documented Quality of job/pay Education, access to opportunities Individuals Recruited to leave home country Temporary, not a permanent immigration Remittances much higher Shortage profession, different type of labor market Nurses in particular arent getting treated like spets which they are (IN the US), teacher- Nurses o Growing sector o Predominantly female, drs. Mostly male o Need training o Licensing issue, need reciprocity to recognize o Global shortage found everywhere Shortage that are willing to work o By 2020 shortage of 800,000 in the US o Definition of critical shortage- not enough workers to reach health goals o US while bad, is not nearly as bad as shortages in other areas of the world o Major source of nurses Philippines, Vietnam, India o Movement based on relative wages o 1 in 3 nurses in the US are foreign reliance o 150-250,00 Philippine nurses abroad...
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- Fall '07