According to several different studies conducted between 2009 and 2016, new nurses are leaving the profession at a rate of 20-33% within the first year of employment. Note that. They are leaving the profession, not just a particular employer. If seasoned nurses would teach new grads how to self-prepare mentally, professionally and physically before and throughout each shift, I truly believe we can slow this mass exodus.
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