The Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies
In response to mounting concern about Texas’ nurse shortage, the Texas Legislature created The Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies (TCNWS) under the governance of the Statewide Health Coordinating Council (SHCC). The TCNWS serves as a resource for data and research on the nursing workforce in Texas. This includes collecting and analyzing data on nurses in Texas in regard to:
To view the results of the 2016 Workplace Violence Against Nurses survey, click the link below:
Workplace Violence Against Nurses in Texas (Report-PDF, 1MB)
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All current and past TCNWS reports and publications are available on our Publications page.
For demographic and supply trends for all health professions (including nursing) as well as federal and state shortage designations, go to the Health Professions Resource Center website.
Fax Number: (512) 776-7344
Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies
Center for Health Statistics
Department of State Health Services MC 1898
PO Box 149347
Austin, Texas 78714-9347