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Authors

  1. Fusilero, Jane MSN, MBA, RN
  2. Lini, Linda BSN, RN
  3. Prohaska, Priscilla RN
  4. Szweda, Christine MSM, RN
  5. Carney, Katie BSN, RN
  6. Mion, Lorraine C. PhD, RN, FAAN

Abstract

Nurse administrators focus on factors that influence nurses' levels of satisfaction to reduce turnover and improve retention. One important determinant of nurses' satisfaction is the opportunity for professional development. On the basis of feedback from the nurses, a professional development program, Career Advancement for Registered Nurse Excellence, was instituted. The authors describe one approach to create opportunities to improve professional nurse development and the necessity for ongoing assessment of its impact on nurses' job satisfaction.