Code Blue: Nursing Shortage In Texas

Friday, February 21st 2020

Alex Respress is living the dream--but a nursing career wasn't his original dream job. But his new career path is helping fill a massive nursing shortage in Texas that's only expected to get worse in the coming years.

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