Advancing nurse residency programs to accelerate readiness, strengthen engagement, and reduce burnout

Nurse residency programs have become a key focus of hospitals and health systems seeking to better prepare new nurses for the workforce, strengthen engagement and support, and reduce turnover.

However, as the uncertainty of a global pandemic continues to permeate the nursing profession, newly-licensed nurses are struggling more than ever as they transition from school to clinical practice. Nationally, an
average of one in five nurses will leave their first job within a year, contributing to an annual loss of up to $7 million per hospital.

In this white paper, expert Kandi Helminiak, RN, BSN, explores:

  • Leading factors contributing to new nurse turnover and burnout
  • Core barriers impeding new nurse readiness and satisfaction
  • Strategies to advance new graduate nurses’ performance and progression

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