Implementing a Perioperative RN Training Program for Recent Graduates.

@article{Byrd2015ImplementingAP,
  title={Implementing a Perioperative RN Training Program for Recent Graduates.},
  author={Debra Byrd and Linda Mullen and David Renfro and Theodore A Harris},
  journal={AORN journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={102 3},
  pages={236-40}
}
In 2010, nurse educators at one health care facility implemented a new program that emphasized placing new graduates in specialty areas, including the hemodialysis unit, the gastroenterology unit, and the OR. Managers in the OR faced staffing challenges because of the difficulty in recruiting and retaining experienced perioperative nurses and the expected… CONTINUE READING