Health Workforce Publications

  • The Scrubs Academy
    The Scrubs Academy initiative is starting to see results. Seven years after the first Scrubs Academy, former students are entering college and choosing healthcare majors.
    Author(s): Leier, Marv
    Date: September 2017
    Type: Magazine
  • Characteristics of U.S. and International Medical Graduates in Primary Care Physicians in North Dakota
    Examines the differences between U.S. and international medical graduates working as primary care physicians in North Dakota.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Besse, R., Peterson, M.
    Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 37
    Date: August 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Demographics of Primary Care Physicians in North Dakota
    Examines the rural/urban status of primary care physicians and some of their characteristics.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Besse, R., Peterson, M.
    Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 36
    Date: August 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Availability of Primary Care Physicians in North Dakota
    Examines the distribution of primary care physicians in North Dakota and details some of their characteristics.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Besse, R., Peterson, M.
    Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 35
    Date: August 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Characteristics of U.S. Medical Graduates and International Medical Graduates in North Dakota
    Examines the differences between U.S. and international medical graduates working as primary care physicians in North Dakota.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Besse, R., Peterson, M.
    Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 30B
    Date: August 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Demographics of International Medical Graduates in North Dakota
    Examines the demographics of international medical school graduates working in North Dakota.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Besse, R., Peterson, M.
    Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 30A
    Date: August 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Non-Direct Patient Care Physicians in North Dakota
    Examines the distribution and characteristics of physicians who do not have regular contact with patients.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Besse, R., Peterson, M.
    Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 29
    Date: August 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Type of Employment for Physicians in North Dakota
    Categorizes North Dakota physicians’ primary types of employment by practice setting.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Besse, R., Peterson, M.
    Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 28
    Date: August 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Demographics of Direct Patient Care Physicians in North Dakota
    Examines where direct patient care physicians are practicing in North Dakota and some of the characteristics of those doctors.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Besse, R., Peterson, M.
    Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 27
    Date: August 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Availability of Direct Patient Care Physicians in North Dakota
    Examines the rural/urban ratios of physicians, where they trained, and some of their characteristics.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Besse, R., Peterson, M.
    Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 26
    Date: August 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Scrubs Project Report
    Project report for Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Camps and Scrubs Academy.
    Author(s): Nissen, K.
    Date: August 2017
    Type: Report
  • A Wider Lens
    Statewide Community Showcases give medical students and residents the chance to connect with North Dakota healthcare facilities in hopes to improve workforce recruitment and retention.
    Author(s): Kusler, S.
    Publication: North Dakota Medicine, 42(2), 26-27
    Date: June 2017
    Type: Magazine
  • Recruitment Evolution
    Rural areas in North Dakota have unique challenges in the changing landscape of provider recruitment. In an industry of constant change, a few North Dakota facilities were asked to share how they are adapting and still finding providers.
    Author(s): Kusler, S.
    Publication: North Dakota Medicine, 42(1), 18-19
    Date: April 2017
    Type: Magazine
  • An Interprofessional Programme to Culturally Sensitise Students to the Needs of Patients and Realities of Practice in Rural Areas
    The University of North Dakota programme, Students/residents Experiences And Rotations in Community Health (SEARCH), was implemented to address recruitment and retention problems and stereotypes associated with practicing in rural areas.
    Author(s): Schuller, K., Amundson, M., McPherson, M., Halaas, G.
    Publication: Journal of Interprofessional Care, 28, 1-3
    Date: February 2017
    Type: Journal Article
  • Adjacent Border Analysis for Direct Patient Care Physicians
    Examines physicians located in states that border North Dakota that are treating North Dakota patients.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Peterson, M., Ahmed, A.
    Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 25
    Date: January 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Where Did North Dakota Primary Care Physicians Do Their Residency and Where Have Physicians Who Completed a Residency in North Dakota Gone?
    Examines where physicians practicing in North Dakota completed their residencies, compared to where physicians who completed residencies in North Dakota are currently practicing.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Peterson, M., Ahmed, A.
    Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 24
    Date: January 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Fourth Biennial Report: Health Issues for the State of North Dakota, 2017
    Now in its fourth edition, the Report is a detailed look at the status of health, healthcare delivery, and the healthcare workforce across the state. It is the most up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of these issues available anywhere, and is the result of a collaborative effort of the Center for Rural Health, the School, and the School’s Advisory Council.
    Author(s): UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Date: December 2016
    Type: Report
  • A Recipe for Success
    Students at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences form an interest group for rural-focused students.
    Author(s): Kusler, S.
    Publication: North Dakota Medicine, 41(4), 18-19
    Date: December 2016
    Type: Magazine
  • Where did North Dakota Primary Care Physicians Graduate from Medical School and Where Have North Dakota Medical School Graduates Gone?
    Examines where physicians practicing in North Dakota attended medical school and where North Dakota medical school students currently practice.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Peterson, M., Ahmed, A.
    Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 23
    Date: September 2016
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Community Showcases Welcome Future Physicians
    New physician recruitment events showcase rural North Dakota communities and healthcare facilities to the future healthcare workforce.
    Author(s): Kusler, S.
    Publication: North Dakota Medicine, 41(2), 18-19
    Date: July 2016
    Type: Magazine
  • Mind Matters
    North Dakota is home to the unique annual Mind Matters Conference on brain injury that brings together both healthcare professionals and patients.
    Author(s): Massmann, N.
    Publication: North Dakota Medicine, 41(2), 20-21
    Date: July 2016
    Type: Magazine
  • Dental Workforce in Rural and Urban North Dakota
    Examines dental health workforce in both rural and urban North Dakota.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: June 2016
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • It Takes a Village
    North Dakota Medicine, Volume 40, Issue 4. The community of Wishek, North Dakota works together to recruit medical providers to the area.
    Author(s): Kusler, S.
    Date: December 2015
    Type: Magazine
  • Scrubs Academy Prescribes Health Career Experiences to Students
    North Dakota Medicine, Volume 40, Issue 3. There is a shortage of healthcare professionals, especially in rural areas. The Academy provides a way to grow students’ interest in health careers and help set them on the academic path they need to achieve their goals in pursuit of their career choice.
    Author(s): Massmann, N.
    Date: September 2015
    Type: Magazine
  • Williams County Graduate Scholarship
    North Dakota Medicine, Volume 40, Issue 3. The effect of the oil boom on western North Dakota communities has provided great opportunities to balance, or even outweigh, the challenges of providing healthcare.
    Author(s): Kusler, S.
    Date: September 2015
    Type: Magazine
  • Demographics of Primary Care Physicians in North Dakota
    Examines where family/general practice (FP/GP), general internal medicine (GIM) and general pediatrics (Gen Ped) doctors are practicing by rurality.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Peterson, M., Ahmed, A.
    Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 22
    Date: August 2015
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Availability of Primary Care Physicians in North Dakota
    Examines where doctors are practicing by rurality and their abilities.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Peterson, M., Ahmed, A.
    Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 21
    Date: August 2015
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Where did North Dakota Physicians Complete their Residency and Where Have North Dakota Residency Graduates Gone?
    Examines where North Dakota Physicians did their residency and where North Dakota residency graduates are practicing.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Peterson, M., Ahmed, A.
    Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 20
    Date: August 2015
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Where did North Dakota Physicians Graduate from Medical School and Where Have North Dakota Medical School Graduates Gone?
    Examines where North Dakota Physicians attended medical school and where North Dakota medical school graduates are practicing.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Peterson, M., Ahmed, A.
    Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 19
    Date: August 2015
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health Celebrates 30 Years
    North Dakota Medicine, Vol. 40, Issue 2. Longtime statewide gathering of health professionals helps to improve the health of North Dakotans.
    Author(s): Massmann, N.
    Date: July 2015
    Type: Magazine
  • Making It Work in the West
    North Dakota Medicine, Vol. 40, Issue 2. North Dakota: the land of opportunity. Not just in oil work, but in healthcare as well.
    Author(s): Kusler, S.
    Date: July 2015
    Type: Magazine
  • Type of Employment for Physicians in North Dakota
    Examines the type of employment for North Dakota’s physicians by sex, age and rurality, using data from the 2013 American Medical Association physician master file.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Peterson, M., Ahmed, A.
    Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 18
    Date: May 2015
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Demographics of Direct Patient Care Physicians in North Dakota
    Examines the location of where direct patient care physicians practice by age, rurality and number of patients, using data from the 2013 American Medical Association physician master file.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Peterson, M., Ahmed, A.
    Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 17
    Date: May 2015
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Availability of Direct Patient Care Physicians in North Dakota
    Examines the availability of direct patient care physicians in North Dakota by rurality, sex, medical school location, residency location, using data from the 2013 American Medical Association physician master file.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Peterson, M., Ahmed, A.
    Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 16
    Date: April 2015
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Brushing Up on Dental Care in North Dakota
    North Dakota Medicine, Vol. 40, Issue 1. The Center for Rural Health makes recommendations based on a study of ways to improve North Dakotans’ oral health.
    Author(s): Massmann, N.
    Date: March 2015
    Type: Magazine
  • “HOSA” Spells the Future of North Dakota’s Healthcare Workforce
    North Dakota Medicine, Vol. 40, Issue 1. Middle school and high school students explore becoming healthcare professionals.
    Author(s): Kusler, S.
    Date: March 2015
    Type: Magazine
  • Intra Rural and Urban Primary Care Physician Findings: AAMC 2009 Physician Survey of Primary Care Chartbook
    This publication was produced for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Rural Health Policy by Gary Hart Associated under HRSA contract. The report utilizes primary care physician (PCP) survey data, collected by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) in 2009/2010 shortly before the Affordable Care Act was made law to preserve a baseline from which to compare future post Affordable Care Act implementation surveys.
    Author(s): Hart, G.
    Date: February 2015
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Hospital Assessment: 2014 Chartbook
    This Chartbook presents the findings of the 2014 survey of hospitals in North Dakota. This resource does not provide analysis or discussion of the results, but instead, offers a graphic discourse on the current hospital environment in the state. Output includes aggregate data stratified by geographic region (Northwest, Northeast, Southeast, Southwest) and hospital type (CAH or tertiary).
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Hart, G., Gibbens, B., Dickson, L., Peterson, M. & Ahmed, A.
    Date: December 2014
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Oral Health Report: Needs and Proposed Models, 2014
    Needs, outcomes, findings, and stakeholder recommendations from the 2014 assessment of oral health need and policy recommendations for North Dakota.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Jonk, Y., Schuller, K., Hall, K., Hart, G., Gibbens, B.
    Date: December 2014
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Oral Health Report: Needs and Proposed Models, 2014 Executive Summary
    Executive Summary for the full North Dakota Oral Health Report. Reviews the findings from the 2014 assessment of oral health in North Dakota.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Jonk, Y., Schuller, K., Hall, K., Hart, G., & Gibbens, B.
    Date: December 2014
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota's Critical Access Hospital Quality Network: Collaboration is the Name of the Game
    North Dakota Medicine, Vol. 39, Issue 4. The state's quality network seeks to strengthen hospital care for all North Dakotans.
    Author(s): Kusler, S.
    Date: December 2014
    Type: Magazine
  • Third Biennial Report: Health Issues for the State of North Dakota, 2015
    Now in its third edition, the Report is a detailed look at the status of health, healthcare delivery, and the healthcare workforce across the state. It is the most up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of these issues available anywhere, and is the result of a collaborative effort of the Center for Rural Health, the School, and the School’s Advisory Council.
    Author(s): UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Date: December 2014
    Type: Report
  • The 2014 Update of the Rural-Urban Chartbook
    The Chartbook presents information on population demographics, health-related behaviors and risk factors, age-specific and cause-specific mortality, access to care, health insurance coverage, mental health, and other health-related topics for U.S. residents across levels of rural and urban status. The data presented in this new Chartbook were collected prior to implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), providing baseline measurements for key aspects of health from which to measure future ACA-associated changes. Individual data tables are available in an Excel file.
    Author(s): Meit, M., Knudson, A., Gilbert, T., Tzy-Chyi Yu, A., Tanenbaum, E., Ormson, E., TenBroeck, S., Bayne, A., Popat, S., & NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
    Date: October 2014
    Type: Report
  • Raising a North Dakota Healthcare Family
    North Dakota Medicine, Vol. 39, Issue 3. Many healthcare facilities face retention of their healthcare workforce as an ongoing challenge. Even before retention becomes an issue in the professional world, it starts as an issue in the educational world.
    Author(s): Kusler, S.
    Date: September 2014
    Type: Magazine
  • Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Camps and Scrubs Academy I & II
    Provides an overview of the Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Camps and Scrubs Academy I & II programs.
    Author(s): Nissen, K.
    Date: August 2014
    Type: Report
  • Success in Stanley
    North Dakota Medicine, Vol. 39, Issue 1. North Dakota natives Dr. Mark Longmuir and Abbey Effertz discuss their experiences working at Mountrail County Health Center in Stanley, North Dakota.
    Author(s): Barclay, M.
    Date: March 2014
    Type: Magazine
  • Celebrating the Power of Rural
    North Dakota Medicine, Vol. 38, Issue 4. National Rural Health Day showcases the strengths of rural America.
    Author(s): Barclay, M.
    Date: December 2013
    Type: Magazine
  • Second Biennial Report: Health Issues for the State of North Dakota, 2013
    Updates the first biennial report with an assessment of the current state of health of North Dakotans and their healthcare delivery system. Presents an analysis of the population demographic in North Dakota and discusses affordable healthcare costs now and in the future.
    Author(s): UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Date: December 2013
    Type: Report
  • Hospice Workforce: An Annotated Review of the Literature
    Contains an annotated review of hospice workforce literature published between 2000 and 2013. Review was completed to assist in identifying hospice provider types for a hospice workforce study to be completed by the Rural Health Reform Policy Research Center.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: November 2013
    Type: Report
  • What is a Community Health Center?
    North Dakota Medicine, Vol. 38, Issue 3. Non-profit community-driven clinics provide high-quality primary and preventive care to all individuals, with or without insurance and regardless of their ability to pay.
    Author(s): Morin, K. & Barclay, M.
    Date: October 2013
    Type: Magazine
  • Scrubs Camps: Growing the Program That’s Growing Our Own
    North Dakota Medicine, Vol. 38, Issue 2. The Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Camps began in 2009 as a mini-grant program focused on introducing rural North Dakota students in Grades 5 through 12 to various careers in healthcare. If you fast-forward four years, you will clearly see that the 41 camps involving 184 communities and over 2,600 kids have touched people in every corner of the state.
    Author(s): Morin, K.
    Date: June 2013
    Type: Magazine
  • Team Boosters: A Bright Spot for Rural North Dakotans is the Increasing Role that Advanced Practice Providers Play in Primary Care
    North Dakota Medicine, Vol. 38, Issue 2. It is no secret that the country is facing a shortage of primary care physicians now and into the future. The Association of American Medical Colleges estimates that by 2020 there will be 45,000 too few primary care physicians. With shortages this large, and demand still increasing, there is no easy solution. These shortages are exacerbated in rural North Dakota, where communities can spend tens of thousands of dollars and years recruiting a physician to their community.
    Author(s): Barclay, M.
    Date: June 2013
    Type: Magazine
  • Primary Care Workforce Project Report
    Highlights a one-day rural Primary Care Symposium which featured focus groups that gathered input from a variety of community members about improving access to primary care services, raising awareness of local and state efforts to recruit ND youth for healthcare (specifically primary care) professions, and encouraging ND youth to remain in or return to the state after graduation.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Wynne, J., & Dickson, L.
    Date: June 2012
    Type: Report
  • Report on Community Health Worker Programs
    Presents examples of Community Health Worker programs in numerous states. Gathers information to assist in establishing a CHW program in North Dakota. Includes CHW programs in Minnesota, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, Colorado, Washington, and Wisconsin.
    Author(s): Dickson, L., & Yahna, R.
    Date: June 2012
    Type: Report
  • Projection of North Dakota Physicians: 2010-2040
    Describes a projection of both the population of North Dakota and physicians in North Dakota. Includes projection models, graphs, and tables.
    Author(s): Peterson, M., Klug, M., & Hart, G.
    Date: April 2012
    Type: Report
  • Assessing Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Assets and Capabilities for Recruiting and Retaining Physicians: The North Dakota CAH Community Apgar Program
    Identifies opportunities for improvement in physician retention and recruitment in North Dakota’s CAH systems and to develop a better understanding of the community factors in this dynamic process.
    Author(s): Boise State University
    Date: December 2011
    Type: Report
  • Potential Impact of Health Reform on Rural North Dakota Health Workforce
    Discusses factors influencing North Dakota's rural health workforce. Highlights research efforts conducted by the Center for Rural Health on rural health workforce.
    Author(s): Gibbens, B.
    Date: 2011
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Charting a New Course
    North Dakota Medicine, Vol. 35, Issue 5. Dr. L. Gary Hart is the The Center for Rural Health’s new director. Hart is a nationally recognized expert in rural healthcare delivery and healthcare workforce, and the CRH is excited to have him on board.
    Author(s): Hart, G.
    Date: December 2010
    Type: Magazine
  • North Dakota Nursing Needs Study: Year Nine Facility Survey Results
    Includes the results from the facility survey, currently in its ninth year, which was sent to all hospitals, long-term care facilities, regional public health facilities, clinics, and home health facilities in North Dakota.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., & Johnson, S.
    Date: September 2010
    Type: Report
  • Utilization of Technology by Nursing Programs in North Dakota
    Presents a picture of the use of technology in nursing education in North Dakota, including student and faculty readiness, clinical training technologies, and distance learning.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., & Lang, T.
    Date: September 2010
    Type: Report
  • Guest Commentaries Weigh in on Healthcare Reform
    Brad Gibbens, Interim Co-Director, had a commentary on the implications of health reform on rural North Dakota printed in the North Dakota Farmers Union magazine. The commentary looks at critical rural health issues such as health workforce, rural facility survivability, and the need for flexibility and innovation in rural health.
    Author(s): Gibbens, B.
    Date: August 2009
    Type: Other
  • An Environmental Scan of Health and Healthcare in North Dakota: Establishing the Baselines for Positive Health Transformation
    The Environmental Scan of Health and Healthcare in North Dakota was conducted from December 2008 to February 2009. This report provides an overview of selected health and healthcare issues in North Dakota.
    Author(s): Volkov, B., Gibbens, B., & Wakefield, M.
    Date: March 2009
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Nursing Faculty Survey Results
    Reports on a survey of nursing faculty in North Dakota. Includes demographics, student debt load, continuing education, employment, salary, job satisfaction, and retirement plans.
    Author(s): Lang, T., & Moulton, P.
    Date: July 2008
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Nursing Supply and Demand
    Provides information about North Dakota nurse supply and demand.
    Author(s): Moulton, P.
    Date: July 2008
    Type: Testimony
  • North Dakota Nursing Supply and Demand Projections
    Presents characteristics of current and forecasted nurse supply and demand for the state of North Dakota. Includes RN & LPN numbers, graduation rates, retirement plans, vacancy rates, and more.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., & Lang, T.
    Date: July 2008
    Type: Report
  • Hearing on the Need for Green Cards for Highly Skilled Workers
    Provides a testimony on the benefit of the Conrad J-1 Visa Waiver Program to rural areas with physician shortages.
    Author(s): Amundson, M.
    Date: June 2008
    Type: Testimony
  • An Innovative Approach to Student Internships on American Indian Reservations
    Discusses the benefits of Project CRISTAL (Collaborative Rural Interdisciplinary Service Training and Learning), where students work on an American Indian reservation to increase access to healthcare and cultural competency. Overviews health professional shortages, the lack of diversity in health careers, the benefits of an interprofessional team, and community-academic collaboration.
    Author(s): Amundson, M., Moulton, P., Zimmerman, S., & Johnson, B.
    Publication: Journal of Interprofessional Care, 22(1), 93-101
    Date: January 2008
    Type: Journal Article
  • Five Year Comparison of North Dakota Nurses
    Compares the results from a survey of nurses licensed in North Dakota to previous survey results. Reports on demographics, income, interest in a faculty position, part-time employment, employment setting, retirement plans, work environment, and continuing education. Includes urban and rural income comparisons and offers policy recommendations.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., & Marino, J.
    Date: June 2007
    Type: Report
  • Healthcare Facility Survey Results: 2007
    Reports on a survey of registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) in hospitals and long-term care facilities in North Dakota. Covers continuing education, the impact and use of the Nursing Needs Study and recruitment, salary and benefits and staffing issues.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., & Marino, J.
    Date: June 2007
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Healthcare Workforce: Planning Together to Meet Future Healthcare Needs (Part II)
    Details strategies from the Healthcare Workforce Summit held in December 2006 in Bismarck, ND.
    Author(s): Amundson, M., Moulton, P., Wakefield, M., Beattie, S., & Gibbens, B.
    Date: April 2007
    Type: Policy Brief
  • North Dakota Healthcare Workforce: Planning Together to Meet Future Healthcare Needs (Part I)
    Details strategies from the Healthcare Workforce Summit held in December 2006 in Bismarck, ND.
    Author(s): Wakefield, M., Amundson, M., Moulton, P., & Gibbens, B.
    Date: January 2007
    Type: Policy Brief
  • Nurse Faculty Recruitment and Retention Project
    Discusses the issues involved with recruiting and retaining nurse faculty in North Dakota. Includes data on percentage of nurses willing to pursue faculty positions and barriers to considering a faculty position.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., & Wakefield, M.
    Date: 2007
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Legislative Council Budget Committee on Healthcare
    Provides information regarding the healthcare workforce pipeline from the North Dakota Nursing Needs Study.
    Author(s): Moulton, P.
    Date: September 2006
    Type: Testimony
  • Utilization of Medication Assistants in North Dakota
    Examines staffing patterns, recruitment, supervision, training, and medication errors for medication assistants in North Dakota.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., & Speaker, K.
    Date: September 2006
    Type: Report
  • Healthcare Facility Survey Results: 2006
    Reports on a survey of registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) in hospitals and long-term care facilities in North Dakota. Covers clinical education along with recruitment, salary and benefits, and staffing issues.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., & Speaker, K.
    Date: July 2006
    Type: Report
  • High School Student Survey
    Examines North Dakota high school students' awareness of health professions and future career plans.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., Hanson, B., Rudel, R., & Plumm, K.
    Date: June 2006
    Type: Report
  • Four Year Comparison of North Dakota Nurses: Results and Implications
    Compares the results from a survey of nurses licensed in North Dakota to previous survey results. Reports on demographics, income, pursing a faculty role, part-time employment, primary and secondary employment settings, direct patient care, retirement plans, and workplace environments.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., & Hanson, B.
    Date: April 2006
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Health Professions: Nursing Supply
    Overview of issues related to the supply of nurses in North Dakota. Includes information on availability of RNs and LPNS by county in North Dakota, as well as expected nurse retirements in the coming years.
    Author(s): Moulton, P.
    Date: April 2006
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • North Dakota Legislative Council Budget Committee on Healthcare
    Provides information regarding the current status of the nursing workforce and the use of technology by nursing education programs through results from the North Dakota Nursing Needs Study.
    Author(s): Moulton, P.
    Date: March 2006
    Type: Testimony
  • North Dakota Health Professions: Nursing Demand
    Overviews the nursing demand in North Dakota, with information on RN and LPN vacancy rates and turnover by county.
    Author(s): Moulton, P.
    Date: 2006
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • North Dakota Nursing Programs Use of Technology: A Statewide Assessment
    Reports results from a statewide assessment of the use of technology within North Dakota nursing programs. Covers distance learning synchronous or asynchronous, clinical training technologies, level of technology utilization, and faculty and student readiness.
    Author(s): Moulton, P. & King, B.
    Date: August 2005
    Type: Report
  • Healthcare Facility Survey Results: 2005
    Reports on a survey of registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) in hospitals and long-term care facilities in North Dakota. Covers recruitment issues, nurse representation, salary issues, vacancy and turnover rates, RN replacement costs, and technology.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., & Speaker, K.
    Date: May 2005
    Type: Report
  • A Survey of North Dakota Physicians from the Health Profession Tracking Program
    Reports results from a survey of North Dakota physicians. Covers demographics, educational background, residency program training location, primary specialty, location of physicians and by specialty, practice characteristics, primary practice setting, and retirement.
    Author(s): Mary Amundson, M., Moulton, P., Kruger, G., Speaker, K., Zavalney, B., & Monley, K.
    Date: March 2005
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Dentists Survey Results from the Health Profession Tracking Program
    Reports results from survey of North Dakota Dentists. Covers demographics, educational background, year of graduation, primary specialty, year began practicing, marketing the practice, hours worked in direct patient care, allocation of time, employment hours of dental hygienists, practice arrangement, retirement, recruitment, utilization of the North Dakota dental association website, patient profile, new patients by specialty, and Medicaid patient activity or Medicaid patient activity by rurality.
    Author(s): Amundson, M., Moulton, P., Beyer, M., Kruger, G., Speaker, K., Zavalney, B., & Monley, K.
    Date: March 2005
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Health Professions: Dentists
    Describes the supply and demand for dentists in North Dakota, with information on dentist employment characteristics, education, and anticipated retirements.
    Author(s): Amundson, M.
    Date: 2005
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Primary Care Providers
    Facts on the supply of primary care providers in North Dakota. Includes information on educational programs in ND to produce primary care providers, practice setting and federal programs to address shortages.
    Author(s): Amundson, M.
    Date: 2005
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Three Year Comparison of North Dakota Nurses: Results and Implications
    Compares the results from a survey of nurses licensed in North Dakota to previous survey results. Reports on demographics, income, pursing a faculty role, part-time employment, primary and secondary employment settings, direct patient care, retirement plans, and workplace environments.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., & King, B.
    Date: 2005
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Nursing Needs Study: Licensed Nurse Survey – Year 2
    Reports licensed nurse survey results including the topics of demographic statistics, income, pursing a faculty role, part-time employment, primary and secondary employment settings, direct patient care, retirement plans, workplace environments, and nursing shortage solutions.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., Wakefield, M., & Bennett, C.
    Date: July 2004
    Type: Report
  • Nursing Faculty Focus Group Results
    Reports results from a survey of nursing faculty focus groups. Covers demographics, workload, use of technology to teach on-line courses or IVN courses, faculty recruitment and retention, shortage solutions, and focus group discussion results. These topics include expanding clinical sites, alternative clinical site scheduling, lab space and equipment, use of information technology to outreach courses, student recruitment issues, recruitment of qualified faculty, barriers to obtaining full professor status, preventing faculty loss due to retirement, and encouraging students to pursue faculty roles.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., & Speaker, P.
    Date: July 2004
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Nursing Needs Study: Student Survey Results
    Reports results from a survey of students covering demographics, factors in choosing a nursing career or nursing education program, clinical experience, areas of nursing expertise, post-graduation plans, future nursing faculty role plans, nursing shortage solutions, recommendation of nursing profession to relatives, and additional comments about nursing education or practice.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., & Speaker, K.
    Date: June 2004
    Type: Report
  • Healthcare Facility Survey Results: 2004
    Reports on a survey of registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) in hospitals and long-term care facilities in North Dakota. Covers recruitment, salary and staffing issues along with suggested solutions for the nursing shortage.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., Evenson, D., & Wakefield, M.
    Date: April 2004
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Health Professions: Nursing
    Facts on the supply and demand for nurses in North Dakota. Includes data for RNs and LPNs.
    Author(s): Moulton, P.
    Date: 2004
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • North Dakota Nursing Needs Study: Direct Care Supply and Demand Projections
    This report includes projections of direct care supply and demand of both registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) in North Dakota.
    Author(s): Moulton, P.
    Date: October 2003
    Type: Report
  • Licensed Nurse Focus Group Results
    Reports results from a survey of licensed nurse focus group. Covers demographic statistics, description of primary employment position and setting, perception of nursing profession, nursing shortage solutions, index of work satisfaction, and focus group results.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., Dannewitz, H., Christman, S., Park, R., Kruger, G., & Wakefield, M.
    Date: June 2003
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Nursing Needs Study: Faculty Survey Results
    Reports on a survey of nursing faculty in North Dakota. Includes demographics, employment, retirement, job satisfaction, student job market, program capacity, nursing shortage solutions, and faculty shortage solutions.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., Christman, S., Dannewitz, H., & Wakefield, M.K.
    Date: June 2003
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Nursing Needs Study: Licensed Nurse Survey Results
    Reports licensed nurse survey results including the topics of demographic statistics, education, primary and secondary employment settings, retirement plans, job satisfaction, nursing supply, and nursing shortage solutions.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., Christman, S., Dannewitz, H., Park, R., & Wakefield, M.K.
    Date: May 2003
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Nursing Needs Study: Facility Survey Results
    Reports on a survey of registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) in hospitals and long-term care facilities in North Dakota. Covers scheduling, nurses participation in decision making, tuition reimbursement, recruitment issues, exit interviews, clinical education, staffing issues, vacancy rates, effect of vacancies, and suggestions of facility administrators for alleviating shortages.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., Park, R., Muus, K., Wakefield, M.K., & Henderson, T.
    Date: April 2003
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Nursing Needs Study: Student Focus Group Results
    Reports results from a survey of student focus groups. Covers demographic statistics, academic and program statistics, employment and education plans, nursing shortage solutions and discussion results.
    Author(s): Moulton, P.
    Date: April 2003
    Type: Report
  • Characteristics of North Dakota's Nursing Workforce: A Status Report
    This report includes North Dakota's current nursing supply and demand, projection of supply and demand and strategies for the nursing shortage.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., & Wakefield, M.
    Date: 2003
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Health Professions: Nursing
    Facts on the supply and demand for nurses in North Dakota. Includes data for RNs and LPNs.
    Author(s): Moulton, P.
    Date: 2003
    Type: Fact Sheet