Nursing in Kansas

NURSING IN KANSAS | 2006 - 2020

According to the Kansas Board of Nursing, RN undergraduate admissions have increased about 6.5% over the last five years. Kansas Practical Nursing programs experienced a 19% drop in admissions over the same time period.

 

SOURCE: Kansas State Board of Nursing, Annual Report

 

NURSING VACANCY AND TURNOVER RATES2014-2021

The graphs below demonstrate vacancy and turnover rates for selected nursing positions from calendar years 2014 through 2021 as reported by Kansas hospitals. A total of 2,394 full time equivalent vacancies were reported with 3,651 employee separations for Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses (IV and non-IV certified) and Certified Nursing Assistants in 2021.

VACANCY RATES

    

TURNOVER RATES

       

SOURCE: Kansas Hospital Association Annual Workforce Survey, collected January 2022