Return on Investment: Benefits and Challenges of a Baccalaureate Nurse Residency Program

Rosemary Pine, MSN, RN, CDE; Kathryn Tart, EdD, RN, CNE

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Nurs Econ. 2007;21(5):13-18, 39. 

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Evaluation of the Program

Current turnover rate is 13% with this program as of July 2005. In addition, formative evaluations held at 6-month intervals found that residents desired more networking opportunities, less formalized instruction and more interactive, spontaneous learning activities with team work experiences. Recommendations were implemented. The evaluation did not capture general satisfaction with the program but did find that the residents felt that the original goals of the program were met. The group is participating in a Year 2 program, designed to support the resident through networking opportunities and leadership training.

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