This author had conversations with nurses who decided to leave The [Department Name]. Their reasons for leaving included long hours, poor wages, felt unappreciated, and burned out. They wanted a voice within their practice. Nurse turnover can lead to nurses being overwhelmed with higher patient loads, sicker patients, and decreased employee satisfaction. This can lead to a decrease in the quality of patient care putting patients at a higher risk for sentinel events.
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Posted on 10/20/2017