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Nurses, the backbone of healthcare, typically have to deal with serious levels of burnout – the COVID-19 pandemic has made the problem that much worse. In Pearland,  a university helps create a program to keep up with the demand for advanced healthcare education needs.

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If you know someone who resides in Pearland, Texas, then there is a likelihood they are supporting the community and nation like never before on the front lines in health care or working towards a biomedical solution that addresses a new future in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

With a burgeoning health care workforce that represents nearly 13% of Pearland residents, the Pearland community is emerging as a front-runner in the Greater Houston area with educational opportunities in the health care and life sciences fields, according to internal studies.

Pearland Economic Development Corporation is steering an effort to focus on the long-term and sustainable economic health of the community – ensuring that the city has the qualities a community needs to foster business opportunities, including those in the health care industry. Pearland’s diversity, availability of educational opportunities, cultural and entertainment opportunities, and beautification efforts are also part of its equation to growing an employable workforce that’s ready for the future.

Recently in Pearland, HCA Healthcare broke ground on the HCA Healthcare Center for Clinical Advancement, a state-of-the-art 48,000 square-foot training center where the health system’s nearly 7,000 nurses will receive ongoing clinical education and training. Other recent additions to Pearland include Lonza Houston, Inc., one of the world’s largest dedicated cell and gene therapy manufacturing facilities, built-in 2018, and the expansion and relocation of Adient Medical, a medical device manufacturer, within Pearland in 2017.

Pearland’s developing Lower Kirby district has created a location for life science-focused companies such as Merit Medical Systems, Inc. and Cardiovascular Systems, Inc.

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If you are a Nurse in Sugarland who has any disciplinary issues before the Texas Board of Nursing, please contact Sugarland nurse attorney Yong J. An, call or text at 832 428 5679 or Mr. An has represented over 100 nurses before the Texas Board of Nursing since 2006.