A New View on Nurse Turnover: How the COVID-19 Pandemic Shocked the System
October 07, 2021
Turnover among the nursing workforce is a global issue with a significant impact on the delivery of high quality care and the financial performance of healthcare systems. High levels of turnover among nurses increase workgroup conflict, decrease unit cohesion, and reduce the performance of those who remain. There is also evidence that nurse turnover in hospitals is associated with increases in patient mortality and failure-to-rescue.
April 20, 2021
Early in the pandemic, much concern was focused on an adequate supply of COVID-19 testing supplies, inventories of personal protective equipment (PPE), and the disruption of the nursing education pipeline as clinical education sites restricted access. Many nurse leaders w...
September 03, 2020
Oregon ’s nursing workforce has faced many different challenges over time, such as the aging of the population and health care demand related to increased prevalence of chronic conditions. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage states, including Oregon, the challe...