Nurse Retention: Proven Strategies for Success in any Economy
This program is a part of the Midyear Virtual Nursing Leadership Summit.
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Sponsored by The annual Nursing Leadership Summit, a live event this September in Boston
presented on April 20, 2009
Cost-effective solutions to retain your staff nurses
Losing a single nurse to turnover, according to recent research, costs about $65,000. In a time of economic uncertainty, wouldn't you rather just spend a couple hundred dollars to learn strategies that will help you keep your nurses where they are?
Experts Lydia Ostermeier, MSN, RN, CHCR and Shelley Cohen RN, BS, CEN help you retain nurses at all levels without breaking your budget. During the 90-minute webcast Nurse Retention: Proven Strategies for Success in Any Economy, you will learn free and low-cost ways to retain staff. You'll also get practical insight on how to build a retention budget, how to recognize nurses of all generations, and much more.
At the conclusion of this webcast, you will be able to:
- State the fiscal benefits of retention
- Identify three free and low-cost strategies to retain staff nurses
- Differentiate recognition from reward
- Select ways to recognize and reward nurses of all generations
- Justify and build a retention budget
TAKE A LOOK AT THE AGENDA
- Present and future of nurse retention
- How the economy impacts retention
- Fiscal benefits of retention
- Changes to the economy in one year
- Differentiate recognition from reward
- Understand the need for both
- Free and low-cost ways to recognizing and rewarding staff
- Best practices from Clarian Health
- Appeal to all generations
- Retention tips for nurses at all levels
- Rewarding staff with and without financial incentives
- Create a healthy work environment
- Build a budget
- The need for a budget
- Steps to creating a budget
- How to gain buy-in from upper management
- Retention for middle-management
- Don't leave middle-management in the dark
- Simple solutions to recognize and reward
- A question and answer session follows the presentation
With this webcast, you'll receive a slide presentation of the program materials and several tools, including:
- A sample exit interview
- A retention committee agenda
- A budget template worksheet
- A retention checklist
- A succession planning matrix
- A sample retention budget planning worksheet
- A nursing satisfaction survey
- References and additional resources
MEET THE SPEAKERS
Lydia Ostermeier, MSN, RN, CHCR, is director of nurse recruitment, retention, workforce development, resource allocation and customer service at Clarian Health in Indianapolis, IN, where she oversees the recruitment and retention of approximately 5,000 nurses. Ostermeier also manages contingent labor resources providing 350 internal resource pool nurses to Clarian's urban and suburban hospitals. Ostermeier currently serves as the North Central Regional Chair for the National Association for Health Care Recruitment. In addition, Ostermeier speaks at the local and national level about best practices in nurse recruitment and retention, has published an article on re-engineering nurse recruitment and retention for The American Organization for Nurse Executives Nurse Leader magazine, and recently co-authored a book on nurse retention by HCPro called Nurse Retention Toolkit: Everyday Ways to Recognize and Reward Nurses.
Shelley Cohen, RN, BS, CEN, is the educator and consultant for Health Resources Unlimited, a company she founded in Tennessee in 1997. With more than 30 years of nursing experience Cohen has spoken at live presentations from Maine to Alaska and has co-authored HCPro's book A Practical Guide to Recruitment and Retention as well as the new groundbreaking book on the image of nursing, Our Image, our Choice: Perspectives on Shaping, Empowering, and Elevating the Nursing Profession. Cohen also serves as an editorial advisor and contributor to StrategiesforNurseManagers.com, and understands the challenges nurse leaders face and is committed to helping them succeed.
WHO SHOULD LISTEN?
- Chief nursing officers
- Directors of nursing
- VPs of nursing
- Nursing home administrators
- HR directors
- Staff educators
- Retention specialists
- Directors of recruitment and retention
- Staffing directors
- Nurse managers
We are pleased to offer a new option: webcast on-demand. When you purchase a webcast on-demand, you will be able to view the program anywhere and any time by logging into your account. It's a perfect training tool for new staff or a refresher for veteran staff.
You will receive presentation slides, and other materials that you can print and distribute to all of your peers at your location.
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