The Nursing Leadership and Management faculty felt it was very important to teach "career and retirement life lessons". "Inadequate retirement savings is an issue that many nurses may face,…preparing for a secure retirement isn't taught in nursing school" says Monica Vollmuth, (ANA's Congress of Nursing Practice and Economics). In response, this content was included in a one credit senior seminar course.
This is a non-final version of an article published in final form in Nurse Educator, 34(2). http://journals.lww.com/nurseeducatoronline/pages/default.aspx
Strohfus, Pamela K. and Schrader, Vivian. (2009). "Assisting Nursing Students to Plan for Retirement". Nurse Educator, 34(2), .