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Journal of Nursing Administration:
doi: 10.1097/NNA.0b013e3182942c06

New Graduate Nurse Residency: A Network Approach

Little, Jeanette P. DNP, RN, NEA-BC; Ditmer, Dianne PhD, RN, CFN, CRM, CMI-III, SANE, DABFN, FACFE; Bashaw, Marie A. DNP, RN, NEA-BC, CNOR

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Newly graduated RNs are the workforce of the future. The complex healthcare environment makes the transition from new graduate to competent RN challenging. A structured support system is essential to smooth the transition process. Nursing residency programs are well established in the literature as a mechanism of support. This article describes the implementation of a system-level new-graduate nurse residency across multiple facilities.

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