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Interviewing for Retention

The purpose of this educational activity is to enable the learner with knowledge regarding best practices for interviewing potential employees.


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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Select two (2) components of an effective selection interview.
  2. Identify eight (8) components of effective interview questions.
  3. Identify one (1) regulatory compliance consideration when conducting an interview.

Learning Outcome

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to demonstrate knowledge about interviewing for retention by passing a quiz with 85% or greater accuracy.


Diane Hinds BA, MA, Ed. D

In addition to education, she has worked in human resources and organization development for over 30 years. She has been in management and executive level leadership positions for over 20 years. She has taught in the classroom and online for 20 years, mostly at the graduate level, as adjunct faculty at the University of St. Thomas, Concordia University, and St. Catherine's University. In addition, she has prepared and delivered numerous programs for clients in business, healthcare, education, service agencies, and non-profit organizations in her capacity as Director or Organization Development at MRA.

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Interviewing for Retention


Retention and recruitment of quality employees in healthcare are key to the provision of competent care. The interview process is an important component in selecting the best candidate for your facility. This learning activity is for all persons involved in the selection interview process for their department or facility and will familiarize the learner with best practices for interviewing potential employees.

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