Supporting newly qualified nurse transition: A case study in a UK hospital.

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Whitehead, Bill, Owen, Patricia, Henshaw, L., Beddingham, Elaine and Simmons, Maxine 2015. Supporting newly qualified nurse transition: A case study in a UK hospital. Nurse education today. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2015.07.008
AuthorsWhitehead, Bill, Owen, Patricia, Henshaw, L., Beddingham, Elaine and Simmons, Maxine
Abstract

Nurse education in the United Kingdom (UK) has been university based since the mid-1990s but despite careful preparation and assessment of student nurses it has been considered necessary to provide a period of additional support for newly qualified nurses (NQNs) to help them settle into their new role and responsibilities. Preceptorship is the process of supporting NQNs over the transition from student to registered nurse (RN) and it is recognised that this can be a difficult time for NQNs.

KeywordsPreceptorship; Post-registration nursing education; Research; Educational nursing; Newly qualified nurses; Support for newly qualified nurses
Year2015
JournalNurse education today
PublisherElsevier
ISSN1532-2793
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2015.07.008
Web address (URL)http://hdl.handle.net/10545/583376
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Publication dates26 Jul 2015
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Accepted17 Jul 2015
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ContributorsChesterfield Royal Hospital, University of Derby and Keele University
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