Meeting the Needs of New-Graduate Nurse Practitioners A Model to Support Transition

Family Nurse Practitioner Residency Director (Dr Olmedo), Family Health Center of Worcester Inc, Massachusetts.
The Journal of nursing administration (Impact Factor: 1.27). 11/2013; 43(11):603-10. DOI: 10.1097/01.NNA.0000434506.77052.d2
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The transition of newly graduated nurse practitioners (NPs) into practice can be challenging for the employer and the NPs. A new-graduate residency model for NPs along with evaluative criteria is presented from a primary care setting. Residency models are of benefit for new-graduate NPs to ease the transition to practice and promote patient care quality, and nurse retention, and satisfaction.

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