This report describes myriad factors that influence nursing workforce
development and training for pandemic response as well as the safety and
support needed during pandemics at the government, system, organization, and
individual levels. Also identified are some of the relevant stakeholders who
can influence decision making at these levels. The report identifies gaps and
proposes short- and long-term recommendations for ways to improve the
readiness, safety, and support of the national nursing workforce for COVID-19
and future pandemics.