The number of graduate nurses
grows as further investment is made in nurse education to maintain the nurse-to-population ratio of 10 RNs to every 1000 New Zealanders.
Literature suggests that the inclusion of regularly scheduled meetings to assess orientation progress can positively benefit the difficult role transition of the new graduate nurse
(Goodwin-Esola, Deely, & Powell, 2009).
Myriad research studies have been conducted in an attempt to identify factors contributing to the mass exodus of new graduate nurses
from the profession (Candela & Bowles, 2005; Casey, Fink, Krugman, & Propst, 2004; Duchscher, 2009; Halfer & Graf, 2006; McKenna, Smith, Poole, & Coverdale, 2003).
The scenario also addressed concerns of new graduate nurses
, who often express anxiety when caring for a patient with a unique spinal cord surgery.
I think there was a feeling that those graduate nurses
of the past would become the tutors, managers and high-fliers of the future.
Transition to mental health nursing through specialist graduate nurse
programs in mental health: A review of the literature.
If we see that a graduate nurse
has potential but needs more time, we may move her or him to a patient care technician position and support her or him in studies until the next examination.
The ANA new grad campaign seeks new strategies to engage, recruit and retain new graduate nurses
, especially National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) members, as they set forth in their careers in nursing.
It is a national scandal that graduate nurses
receive as little as [euro]22,000 a year for a job where life-and-death decisions must be made.
NSW Minister for Health Jillian Skinner yesterday visited The Children s Hospital at Westmead to welcome 42 graduate nurses
and midwives on their first day at work.
Are new graduate nurses
ready to serve our community and ensure public safety?
The Novice to Expert Steering committee was developed to assist new graduate nurses
transition into practice.