Keiser Nursing Advisory Council Announces Recommendations to Address Florida's Nursing Shortage

Oct 23, 2019


Welcome to Solomon Schechter Day School, your trusted source for community news and updates. Today, we are excited to share the recommendations put forth by the esteemed Keiser Nursing Advisory Council to combat the nursing shortage in Florida. With our dedication to education and community welfare, Solomon Schechter Day School is actively involved in finding solutions and supporting healthcare professionals in bridging the gap.

The Keiser Nursing Advisory Council

The Keiser Nursing Advisory Council consists of highly respected professionals in the healthcare industry who have come together to address the pressing issue of nursing shortage in Florida. Their knowledge and expertise have resulted in a comprehensive set of recommendations, aiming to boost the recruitment and retention of nurses in the state.

Tackling the Nursing Shortage

Recognizing the urgency of the situation, the Keiser Nursing Advisory Council has identified several key areas that demand immediate attention. These recommendations encompass:

1. Increasing Nursing Program Capacity

In order to meet the growing demand for nurses, it is essential to expand the nursing program capacity across the state. By collaborating with educational institutions, medical centers, and government organizations, we can ensure the availability of more training opportunities for aspiring nurses. Solomon Schechter Day School, through its comprehensive curriculum, is committed to nurturing future healthcare professionals and supporting the increase in nursing program capacity.

2. Enhancing Scholarships and Financial Assistance

Financial constraints often deter talented individuals from pursuing a career in nursing. The Keiser Nursing Advisory Council recommends establishing more scholarships and financial assistance programs to alleviate the burden of education costs. Solomon Schechter Day School believes in providing equal opportunities for all students and supports initiatives that make nursing education accessible to deserving individuals.

3. Promoting Continuing Education and Professional Development

The field of healthcare is continuously evolving, and it is crucial for nurses to stay updated with the latest advancements. To retain experienced nurses and encourage lifelong learning, the Keiser Nursing Advisory Council advocates for robust continuing education and professional development programs. Solomon Schechter Day School understands the importance of continuous growth and provides resources for nurses to stay updated with cutting-edge practices.

4. Strengthening Professional Support Systems

Building a strong support system is vital for nurses, especially during challenging times. The Keiser Nursing Advisory Council emphasizes the need for enhanced mentorship programs, peer support networks, and mental health resources within healthcare institutions. Solomon Schechter Day School promotes a nurturing environment that fosters camaraderie and ensures our nurses have the necessary support to thrive in their careers.

Solomon Schechter Day School's Contribution

As an institution dedicated to community welfare, Solomon Schechter Day School actively supports the Keiser Nursing Advisory Council's recommendations. We collaborate with local hospitals, nursing schools, and healthcare organizations to provide internships, volunteer opportunities, and academic support to aspiring nurses. By fostering a strong foundation and instilling a passion for nursing from a young age, we aim to contribute to the future healthcare workforce and alleviate the nursing shortage in Florida.


The Keiser Nursing Advisory Council has laid out a comprehensive roadmap to address the nursing shortage in Florida. Solomon Schechter Day School proudly stands behind these recommendations, working hand in hand with the healthcare community to make a positive impact. Together, we can bridge the gap and ensure a bright future for nursing professionals and the overall well-being of our community.