What does nurse turnover rate mean and what is the rate?

  title={What does nurse turnover rate mean and what is the rate?},
  author={Christine Tassone Kovner and Carol S. Brewer and Farida K Fatehi and Jin Jun},
  journal={Policy, politics & nursing practice},
  volume={15 3-4},
Registered nurse turnover is an important indicator of the nurse job market. Despite its wide use as a measure for health-care system analysis, there is a lack of consistency in the definition of turnover. Some definitions include any nurse leaving an organization; others may include involuntary and voluntary leaving. These inconsistent definitions also result in various turnover rates. The RN Work Project is a 10-year panel study of new nurses. Data were collected from the new nurses, rather… CONTINUE READING
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