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 Categories

9.10.1 Retain human capital
9.4.3 Deliver education and training
9.4.4 Develop & manage employee orientation programs
15.4.2 Employee development & training

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