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California nursing students get path to degree amid pandemic

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Posted at 9:04 PM, Apr 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-04 00:04:27-04

California is making it easier for nursing students to finish their degree requirements after the coronavirus shut down clinical training at many hospitals.

Authorities on Friday said nursing students left in limbo as hospitals curtailed hands-on training can receive up to half of their clinical hours through lab simulations.

Thousands of nurses had been left in limbo by the hospital restrictions at a time when the state is seeking more medical workers to fight the surging COVID-19 virus.