A serious shortage of nurses in Kentucky is leading to burnout (Image: Shutterstock)

This week on Eastern Standard:

Kentucky needs registered nurses - 6,000 of them. We hear from Brooke Bentley, Chair of the EKU School of Nursing, and Associate Chair Lisa Jones, about the severity of the shortage, its causes and how they're working on solutions.

Sportswriter Jerry Tipton talks with Tom Eblen about his memoir on four decades of Kentucky Basketball.

Novelist Bobi Conn’s “Someplace Like Home” explores the resilience of women living in Appalachia and rural America.

Chad Hembree runs Berea’s Spotlight Acting School, Spotlight Film School, and the community theatre Bluegrass Players. He is Bill McCann’s guest for the latest in our series on Kentucky Theatre production.

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