Prisma Health partners with S.C. colleges to combat nursing shortage

Prisma Health will invest $5 million in a pilot nursing recruitment program in several S.C. colleges to combat the nursing shortage in the state.
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)— Prisma Health will invest $5 million in a pilot nursing recruitment program in several S.C. colleges to combat the nursing shortage in the state.

The program will provide up to 120 scholarships, mentorship opportunities and access to clinical experiences to students in their junior and senior years at several universities and colleges: Clemson University, UofSC, University of South Carolina Upstate, Greenville Technical College and Midlands Technical College.

According to RegisteredNursing.org, South Carolina is on track to have a deficit of 10,000 nurses by 2030.

The program aims to reach around 210 nursing students statewide.

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