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      How do we use leadership to keep our nurses?

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      leadership, transformational leadership, nursing, nurses, RN, retention, intention to stay, intention to leave


            Title: How do we use leadership to keep our nurses?

            Introduction: We are currently experiencing a healthcare crisis of understaffed environments that impede evidence-based patient care.

            Background: The nursing profession is facing some of the highest turnover and shortage rates in healthcare as registered nurses plan to leave their positions more than any other healthcare professional. Although retention is a multifaceted issue evidence has shown leadership to have positive influences.

            Results: Transformational leadership encourages an environment in which registered nurses intend to stay in their positions and are less likely to leave.

            Conclusion: Nursing managers and members of leadership need to examine their leadership capabilities introspectively to assess factors pertaining to the dissemination of their leadership which could encourage nurses to leave their positions or the profession.


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            16 January 2023
            [1 ] Faculty of Nursing, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, N9B 3P4
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