A Panel Discussion: Retention of New Nurses

This is a discussion with education leaders or residency directors from the clinical facilities in the Mid-South area to provide information and use this to springboard ideas for supporting the new nurses. This event will involve discussing barriers, best practices, and ideas to support nurses in the workplace and specifically to retain new nurses.

Target Audience

Nursing educators, both clinical nurse educators and  nurse educators in the university setting.

Learning Objectives

After attending this event the learners will be able to;

Discuss the current state of nursing recruitment and retention
Describe ideas to facilitate retention in the areas that work and does 
Discuss educational strategies to retain nurses

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 ANCC
  • 2.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

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5:45pm Meeting starts/Food Served

6:00pm-6:15pm Welcome membership announcement 

6:15pm-6:20pm Introduction (5 minutes) 

6:20pm-7:15pm Panel Discussion (55 minutes) 

7:15pm-7:35pm Breakout sessions (25 minutes) 

7:40pm-8:00pm Report out/discussion (20 minutes) 

Evaluation (15 minutes) 

Total = 2 hours

College of Nursing - Mooney Library
874 Union
Memphis, TN
United States
Shirley Brown  EdD, RN srbsrb00@icloud.com
Amy Burgess, MSN, MSA, RN, CNMT  burgess3@gmail.com 
N. Alise Farrell PhD, RN, CPN agfarrell@uthsc.edu

Lemieux, Nicole E. RN (Regional One Director of Education) NLemieux@regionalonehealth.org

Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, ARNP-BC, FAANP wlikes@uthsc.edu

Christine Hillhouse RN, Baptist faculty, (PhD student working on student success)  Christina.hillhouse@baptistu.edu

Shaska ‘Shay’ Graham MSN, RNC-OB (St. Francis Park Education Director) Shaska.Graham@tenethealth.com       

Nicki Staples RN (Director of Education Baptist Memphis), Nicki.Staples@bmhcc.org   

Andrea Garrett RN (Baptist Desoto Residency Coordinator) andrea.garrett@bmhcc.org



Angel Boling, PhD, RN

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

MSANPD and UTHSC College of Nursing Present:
“Catch ‘Em and Keep’Em”   A Panel Discussion: Retention of New Nurses

The University of TN Health Science Center College of Nursing, Memphis is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

In order to receive full contact credit(s) for this NPD activity, you must:

  • Be in attendance for at least 90% of the program, and
  • Complete and submit the Evaluation, Verification of Attendance at the conclusion of the program.

None of the planners for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s)* to disclose with ineligible companies* whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

*Relevant financial relationships are those held with any ineligible company over the past 24 months.

*Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Commercial Support: No

Noncommercial Sponsor Support: Yes

Off-label Product Use: This NCPD activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

This activity has been provided by the Mid-South Association of Nursing Professional Development and University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing. Nursing continuing professional development credits are provided by The UTHSC College of Nursing.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 ANCC
  • 2.00 Attendance
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