New registered nurses' personal responses to professional practice: a pilot study.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

This pilot study employed a qualitative description design to inquire into new registered nurses' (RNs') personal responses to being a "new nurse." Six new RNs participated in semistructured interviews. The findings of this pilot study can be used to guide educational activities for nurse leaders and others who work with new RNs. Several strategies are discussed, which may ease new RNs' transition into professional practice.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ashton, KS

Published Date

  • January 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 31 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 9 - 14

PubMed ID

  • 25608091

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2169-981X

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2169-9798

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/nnd.0000000000000142


  • eng