Goal: To provide an overview of the satisfaction of nephrology nurses in the hemodialysis workplace setting and its impact on retention.
Discuss reasons for nephrology nurse turnover and discontent.
Identify Magnet attributes as indicators for positive nurse and patient outcomes.
Explain how nurse leaders and managers can improve nurse morale in the workplace.
List ideals of a healthy work environment for nephrology nurses providing patient care in the hemodialysis setting.
Acknowledgment: The authors would like to thank the registered nurses who participated in this study. Dr. Gardner would also like to acknowledge Tim Martin, Linda Earhart, and Carolyn Latham for their support of this research.
Statement of Disclosure: The authors reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.