In 2002, to deal with a nursing shortage and grow the institution's registered nursing (RN) work force from within, Winchester Hospital, a US hospital, initiated a 12-week Medical-Surgical New Graduate Nursing Programme led by a Programme Coordinator, a Clinical Nurse Specialist, a New Graduate Instructor and a Preceptor. The programme incorporated both clinical (3 weeks of orientation on each of a medical unit and a surgical unit) and classroom programmes (taught by using case studies and inter...

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9.10.1 Retain human capital
9.4.4 Develop & manage employee orientation programs

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