The New Hanover Regional Medical Centre, Wilmington, USA, initiated a mentoring programme in its Nursing Department to address a 34% turnover rate among new graduate nurses. Current retention strategies were analysed, an exhaustive literature search was conducted, and a task force which included staff nurses, nurse educators, clinical nurses, a nurse recruiter, and a nursing representatives from the local health education centre was chosen to assist with programme development. Criteria for mento...
BPIR Categories9.10.1 Retain human capital
9.4.3 Deliver education and training
9.4.4 Develop & manage employee orientation programs
15.4.2 Employee development & training