This session describes the creation, implementation, and outcomes of a unique project to reduce the overwhelming work demands of the medical-surgical nurses in a large, Magnet teaching organization. Discussion of this unique project includes the creative use of FTEs and the standardization across 13 medical-surgical units.
Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Speaker(s) have no disclosures to declare.
Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA)
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing, Provider Number, CEP 5387.
Discuss strategies to decrease negative effects of ‘churn’ on staff and patient outcomes.
Recognize the importance of evaluating processes to create effective interventions.
Identify alternative ideas to address churn issues.