Affiliation: New York University
- What does nurse turnover rate mean and what is the rate?Christine T Kovner
College of Nursing, New York University, NY, USA
Policy Polit Nurs Pract 15:64-71. 2014..5% of new nurses leave their first job within 1 year of starting their jobs. Consistent and accurate measurement of turnover is an important step in addressing organizational work environments and policies about the nursing workforce. ..
- Changing trends in newly licensed RNsChristine T Kovner
Christine T Kovner is a professor at the New York University College of Nursing in New York City Carol S Brewer is a professor at the University at Buffalo School of Nursing, Buffalo, NY Farida Fatehi is a data analyst at New York University Carina Katigbak is an assistant professor at the William F Connell School of Nursing, Boston College Contact author Christine T Kovner, Support for this study was provided by an unrestricted educational grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation The authors and planners have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise
Am J Nurs 114:26-34; quiz 35. 2014..Recent changes in U.S. health care and economics may influence the demand for nurses and the work choices of newly licensed RNs (NLRNs). We sought to compare the work lives of two cohorts of NLRNs licensed six years apart...
- Charting the course for nurses' achievement of higher education levelsChristine T Kovner
New York University, College of Nursing, New York, NY 10003, USA
J Prof Nurs 28:333-43. 2012..Mobilizing the nurse workforce toward higher education requires integrated efforts from policy makers, philanthropists, employers, and educators to mitigate the barriers to continuing education...
- The perils of great medical care--overuse?Christine Tassone Kovner
New York University, New York, NY 10011, USA
Policy Polit Nurs Pract 13:5-7. 2012..This essay, a personal reflection on the major medical center diagnosis and treatment odyssey, in which it is not clear that more testing and greater interventions achieve the highest value...
- The relative geographic immobility of new registered nurses calls for new strategies to augment that workforceChristine T Kovner
College of Nursing, New York University, New York City, NY, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 30:2293-300. 2011..When sufficiently funded, such programs could serve to offset the low mobility of new registered nurses that we observed...
- New nurses' views of quality improvement educationChristine T Kovner
College of Nursing, New York University, New York City, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 36:29-35. 2010..N.s to participate effectively in QI. Newly licensed registered nurses' (new nurses') positions as direct caregivers could have an impact on QI if nurses lack sufficient knowledge, concepts, and tools required for QI...
- Factors associated with work satisfaction of registered nursesChristine Kovner
College of Nursing, New York University, 246 Greene Street, Room 618E, New York, NY 10003, USA
J Nurs Scholarsh 38:71-9. 2006..To examine the factors that influence the work satisfaction of a national sample of registered nurses in metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs)...
- Examining nurses' decision process for medication management in home careChristine Kovner
Division of Nursing, Steinhardt School of Education, New York University, New York City, New York, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:379-85. 2005....
- The impact of staffing and the organization of work on patient outcomes and health care workers in health care organizationsC Kovner
Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, Division of Nursing, School of Education, New York University, New York City, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Improv 27:458-68. 2001..Much of the research on staffing and quality has been discipline specific; future research should reflect the interdisciplinary nature of health care delivery rather than the impact of a particular occupation...
- The application of pen-based computer technology to home health careC Kovner
Division of Nursing, School of Education, New York University, NY 10012, USA
Comput Nurs 15:237-44. 1997..The quality of documentation was higher for patients whose H/C-PRI was performed using the pen-based computer (0% calculation errors) than for those patients whose H/C-PRI was documented in the usual manner (11% calculation errors)...
- Nurse staffing levels and adverse events following surgery in U.S. hospitalsC Kovner
Division of Nursing, School of Education, New York University, NY, USA
Image J Nurs Sch 30:315-21. 1998..Efforts in the United States to reduce hospital costs, resulting in strategies to use fewer nurses, have stimulated extensive debate but little evaluation...