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A Phenomenological Study on the Turnover Experience of Novice Nurses Working in General Hospital
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A Phenomenological Study on the Turnover Experience of Novice Nurses Working in General Hospital
Im, Bo-Mi; Park, Jong-Min; Kim, Mi-Jin; Kim, Su-Yeon; Maeng, Jeong-Ho; Lee, Lu-Li; Kang, Kyung-Ah;
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Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify novice nurses' experience of turnover. Methods: Data were collected from June to August, 2014 through in-depth interview and E-mail. Twelve novice nurses with turnover experiences were selected through snowball sampling method. All interviews were recorded with MP3 recorder and transcribed for analyzing by Van Kaam method of phenomenology. Results: The results were divided into 4 categories, 20 themes, and 119 formulated meaning related to turnover experience. These four categories were 'Excessively heavy working environment', 'Relationship problem', 'Physical/emotional withdrawal', and 'Realizing the absence of goal in job'. Conclusion: The result of this study will offer anticipatory information to understand of novice nurses' difficulties and to prevent their turnover. And these findings can be used for nursing administrators to design a turnover prevention program more effectively for nurses.
Experiences;General hospital;Novice nurse;Turnover;
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