As average nursing turnover reaches unsustainable peaks, outlier med-surg units have been able to sustain, or even decrease, their pre-pandemic turnover. These “unicorn units” are reporting turnover rates as low as two percent—eschewing conventional responses to workforce retention which have proven insufficient.
Academy Nursing Catalyst experts took a closer look at several “unicorn med-surg units” identified by Academy Nursing Catalyst CNE members. The discussion included key findings from our analysis of these units, such as:
- Shifting RN retention levers —and what new ones do systems need to prioritize
- Which best practice retention strategies may be outdated
- How unit and system leaders can inflect RN retention today
This recording is free to download and is open to nursing leaders at your organization.