International nurses in long-term care

Nate Schema, president and CEO of the South Dakota-based Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, told McKnights last month that an international nursing strategy is one of several key doors operators have been able to open during the current staffing crisis.

Schema’s organization, the nation’s largest nonprofit senior care provider, has plans to place more than 250 licensed nurses on its campuses starting in 2023.

“Obviously, we need our legislators to make sure that those doors are open so those things can happen and we don’t have any hiccups with visas or anything like that,” he said.

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