Navigating Quality: Reducing Staff Turnover and Increasing Job Satisfaction

Nancy Dunton, PhD



This course is designed to provide registered nurses with knowledge of how quality outcomes are impacted by work environment and staff turnover and identify ways to use job satisfaction to improve patient and nurse outcomes.

Purpose/Goal: The purpose of this course is to provide RN's with the information and tools they need to reduce turnover in their institutions and increase nurses' job satisfaction.


The learning objectives for this webinar are to:
1. Discuss the characteristics of high performing nursing units.
2. Explore strategies for maximizing job satisfaction.


Nancy Dunton is Research Professor at the University of Kansas Medical Center, School of Nursing with a joint appointment in the School of Medicine’s Department of Health Policy and Management. She has been the director of the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators for 14 years, since it was established by ANA in 1998.

Dunton has served on national advisory committees regarding indicator development for NQF and CMS. She has made numerous presentations and authored numerous publications.

Dunton received her PhD in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She was inducted as an honorary fellow of the American Academy of Nursing in 2011.

Disclosure: The authors and planners of this continuing nursing education activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity.

Contact Hours: 1

Expiration Date: 4/1/2016


Member Price: $15.00
Non-Member Price: $30.00

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