Quantitative and qualitative research study was conducted for the pilot hospitals. The intent of the research was to better understand how nurses - including clinical nurses, and nurse managers/leaders -think about the connection between a HWE and staffing. In addition, to gain further understanding from the perspective of nurses which can be used to influence the hospital as well as healthcare policy implications. Research results were analyzed and disseminated back to ONL NJ for the pilot NWESC’s and future cohorts.
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