|In aggregate the studies can be presented
with the endangered species in mind.
Statisticsspeak of our geographic distribution, our vitality as individuals within our environments, our numbers in terms of race, sex, age and education, and our speciel subgrouping in terms of areas of practice in which we are to be found.
Causative Factors speak of the positive and negative components in the environment impacting on our statistics, factors affecting the ability to thrive and identification of predators to our sense of well being
Reproductive rates of the RN as species likewise receive attention, commenting that we do not reproduce a next generation able to flourish and assure the species future, while we also suffer ineptitudes in nurturing our professional young when they are produced. Studies and attempts to address and reverse the factors affecting our reproductive and nurturing indices further support this concept of our profession.
Finally, there are interventionsmeant
to foster growth in, and assure the survival of, the current population
including short and longterm measures directed both at the nurse herself
and meant to improve the individuals longevity, thrivability and reproductive
ability, and the environments in which she is found.