Transition following registration can be challenging. Effective preceptorship has the potential to reduce stress improve retention and improve quality of patient care. This MSC study identified important factors. These included improved organisational socialisation support mechanisms recognition of employers and academic institions of transitional issues and patient safety. This study highlighted the transitional challenges faced by new graduate nurses despite completing a preceptorship programme and provided recommendations how transition might be better supported in the future.
NET 2018 Conference: Does participating in a preceptorship programme impact on transition experiences of new graduate nurses?
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