Did you know that the average RN turnover rate is 17%, increasing to 29% for first-year nurses? Or that each percent change in RN turnover costs hospitals about $370K?
Today’s health systems are facing a perfect storm of challenges related to nursing competency. Critical nursing shortages coupled with unprecedented staff turnover rates and rapid changes in evidence-based practice equate to a costly and complicated strategic agenda for elevating nursing aptitude and proficiency.
As the fluid nature of healthcare employment continues to widen the clinical knowledge gap, organizations must adapt accordingly to ensure optimal patient safety and positive, reimbursable outcomes.