Becker's Healthcare August 4, 2022
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses found 67 percent of nurses plan to leave their current nursing position within three years, according to their survey of 9,355 nurses in October. Their findings were published Aug. 2 in Critical Care Nurse.
AACN researchers conducted an online survey in October that received responses from 9,862 registered nurses. Of those 9,335 met the study criteria of currently practicing as an RN. They also compared the 2021 findings to results from prior years.
The 2021 findings showed more than two-thirds of respondents, or 67 percent, plan to leave their current nursing position within three years. This is up from 54 percent in 2018, the last year the survey was conducted, underscoring the COVID-19 pandemic’s...