First Hispanic Bishop; Nurse Shortage & Virtual Simulations in Nursing School

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This week, the Pope named Bishop Nelson Perez the new leader of the Cleveland Catholic Diocese. On The Sound of Ideas, we’ll learn more about the first Hispanic bishop of Cleveland. Then, the Center for Health Affairs projects that Northeast Ohio will need another 3,500 nurses by 2020 to meet demand. We’ll discuss how locals are addressing the shortage and learn about new virtual technology helping nursing students.


-Doris Donnelly, Emeritus Professor of Theology, John Carroll University

-Jose Feliciano Sr., Chairman, Hispanic Roundtable

-Lydia Pitts, RN, Director of Nurse Recruitment, The Cleveland Clinic

-Vida Lock, RN, PhD, Founding Dean of the School of Nursing, Cleveland State University

-Tony Montville, Cleveland Branch Manager for Medical Staffing Network

-Mary Dolansky, Director of Quality and Safety Education for Nurses Institute, and Associate Professor of Nursing, Francis Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University

-Rob Kade, Chief Marketing Officer, Shadow Health

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