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the state preparing physicians is the Rocky Vista
University College of Osteopathic Medicine, which
opened in Parker in 2008 and is expecting its first
graduating class in 2012.
A large number of qualified nursing school applicants are turned away every year as the number
and size of nursing programs are inadequate. In
the 2008-2009 academic year, Colorado’s nursing
schools declined more than 3,500 qualified applications due to limited institutional capacity. The
average age of Colorado’s nurse faculty is 50. A
study conducted by the Colorado Health Institute
reports that by the 2014-15 academic year, nursing
education programs can expect that at least onequarter of their current faculty will have retired.
This also impacts the opportunities for clinical
rotations—in the 2008-09 academic year, 20 clinical rotations were canceled due to an inability to
fill instructor positions. 2012 Colorado Business Economic Outlook HEALTHCARE SERVICES EMPLOYMENT HEALTHCARE AnD SOCIAL ASSISTAnCE EMPLOyMEnT, 2003–2012
(In Thousands) Impact of Poor Health on Costs and
Factors contributing to escalating healthcare costs
include an aging and more diverse population and
the rise in obesity and chronic diseases....
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.
- Spring '13
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