Journal of Nursing & Care

ISSN: 2167-1168

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Vishwanath V Baba


  • Research Article
    On the Retention of Younger Nurses
    Author(s): Louise Tourigny, Vishwanath V Baba and Terri LituchyLouise Tourigny, Vishwanath V Baba and Terri Lituchy

    Objective: In Trinidad and Tobago, younger hospital-based registered nurses are at risk of leaving the hospital and the country altogether. Therefore, there is a need to investigate the factors that contribute to turnover intention among younger nurses. The literature on newcomer adjustment has been predominantly used to study the integration and adjustment of younger nurses. However, we focus here on occupational mental health and job attitudes as antecedents of turnover intention across age groups referring to younger, mid-age and older nurses. The aim is to compare across age groups in order to determine whether younger nurses differ in terms of antecedents of turnover intention. The objective is to identify the reasons as to why younger nurses decide to quit the hospital. Methods: We used a sample of 252 hospital nurses from Trinidad and.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-1168.1000350

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