National Nurses Week is May 6 – May 12
Bronson Healthcare’s nursing department leaders set a goal in 2019 to improve nurse recruitment and retention. They were particularly interested in improving retention for recent graduates in their first year of nursing, who had a higher turnover rate. Bronson’s super preceptor program and training resources were two components of a comprehensive program that contributed to a 10% reduction in the organization’s first-year nurse turnover rate between 2019 and 2020.
How They Did It:
- Identified nurses who excelled at EHR use to act as mentors
- Scheduled shifts for new graduates to work with mentors
- Added training for workflows to the Learning Home Dashboard
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