Guiding Principles for the Newly Licensed Nurse's Transition into Practice

 

 

Today's health care environment is complex and creates demands requiring the professional nurse to be an astute critical thinker, confident and competent when caring for patients and families in multiple health care settings.

However, since organizations are faced with increasing demands on resource utilization and simultaneous cost reductions, adequate attention to ensuring a successful transition for the newly licensed nurse may not be appropriately designed, managed, supported, or evaluated.

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