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What's Behind RN Turnover?: Uncover the “Real Reason” Nurses Leave

Cline, Deborah RN, MS; Reilly, Carolyn APRN, MN, CCNS, CCRN; Moore, Jayne F. RN, PhD


This article examines the results of a qualitative study designed to enhance your understanding of RNs' perceptions of the factors prompting them to leave employment in acute care settings. [Nurs Manage 2003:34(10):50–53]

From the Washoe Medical Center, Reno, Nev. (Cline)

Orvis School of Nursing, University of Nevada, Reno, Nev. (Moore)

The Heart and Vascular Institute, Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston, Maine. (Reilly)

This article was previously published in Nursing Management, 2003;34:50–53.

Corresponding author: Deborah Cline, RN, MS, Washoe Medical Center, 75 & 77 Pringle Way, Reno, NV 89502.

© 2004 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.