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