ERIC Number: EJ649964
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Stresses and Challenges for New Graduates in Hospitals.
Oermann, Marilyn H.; Garvin, Michael F.
Nurse Education Today, v22 n3 p225-30 Apr 2002
Recent nursing graduates (n=46) rated stresses and challenges in clinical practice. Stressors included not feeling competent/confident, making mistakes due to increased workload, and encountering new situations. Challenges included applying knowledge to practice and acquiring new skills. Most emotions were positive but anxiety was frequent. Ways to mentor and teach new nurses were recommended. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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