Nursing Retention: Improving the Work Environment Among the Registered Nurse and Unlicensed Assistive Personnel
Graduate Degree Type
College of Nursing
Rebecca Davis, PhD, RN
Marie VanderKooi, MSN, RN
Kathleen Fedoronko, MSN, RN
Nurse retention is a major issue that many healthcare organizations are facing. The increase of nurses leaving the acute care setting is leaving a strain on the nursing profession and patient care, and it has caused many organizations to undergo financial hardships. Wages, leadership, and the work environment play a vital role in nurse retention. This article describes a quality improvement project in which a cancer hospital in a Mid-western urban community focused on improving the work environment to improve nurse retention.
Hudgins, Nina Jean, "Nursing Retention: Improving the Work Environment Among the Registered Nurse and Unlicensed Assistive Personnel" (2023). Culminating Experience Projects. 255.
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