Nurse Retention & Recruitment Toolkit

   This Toolkit is a project of the WV Nursing Workforce Retention & Recruitment Team

Contributors have considerable expertise in these strategies and are glad to share them.

                   Additional contributions are welcomed by e-mail to

Retention Strategies

Nurse Externs

Satisfaction Surveys

Staying Interviews

Retaining Millenials

Measuring Success

Recruitment Strategies

Onsite Classes & Labs

Jr & Sr Nurse Academies

These are summer programs designed for Jr and sr high school students to experience nursing first hand. Grants are available to support development of a program and additional information on developing a program is available on the WV Center for Nursing website here:

Current Academies:

     Thomas Hospital, S. Charleston WV

     Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV