Factors influencing new graduate registered nurses' transition to practice

Jennie R. Alspach, Nancy Wingo, Shea Polancich, Gwendolyn Pernell, Kaitrin Parris


New graduate nurses lack confidence in skills and struggle adapting to role expectations. Ineffectual transition into practice is linked to turnover. The purpose of this project was to examine novice nurse transition to practice, programmatically evaluating barriers and strengths of a transition to practice program. Nursing partnerships can apply feedback and knowledge about nurses’ perceived competence and confidence in patient care, supporting and strengthening transition to practice programs.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/jnep.v13n7p25

Journal of Nursing Education and Practice

ISSN 1925-4040 (Print)   ISSN 1925-4059 (Online)

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