ERIC Number: EJ619068
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Graduate Nurses' Experiences of Interactions with Professional Nursing Staff during Transition to the Professional Role.
Thomka, Lisa A.
Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, v32 n1 p15-19 Jan-Feb 2001
A study of 16 nurses' descriptions of their experiences, thoughts, and feelings that arose from interactions with nurse colleagues during their first year of nursing practice indicated a lack of consistency in the way they were assisted. Suggestions for better transition included mentoring, nonjudgmental guidance, and adequate time for orientation. (JOW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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