- The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing
- July 2012 - Volume 43 · Issue 7: 330-336
Newly licensed nurses entering into practice experience stressors related to daily challenges. This evidence-based practice project implemented a nurse residency program designed to ease the transition during the first year of practice. Newly licensed nurses at a Midwestern health care organization were enrolled in a yearlong nurse residency program and were required to attend one 4-hour session monthly. Program outcomes included a decrease in turnover and improved confidence.
Dr. Holland is Assistant Professor and Dr. Moddeman is Associate Professor, College of Nursing and Health, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio.
The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.
Presented as a poster at the Midwest Nursing Research Society, March 25, 2011, Columbus, Ohio.
Address correspondence to Cindra Holland, DNP, RNC-OB, ACNS-BC, Assistant Professor, College of Nursing and Health, Wright State University, 114 University Hall, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: December 31, 2011
Accepted: February 28, 2012
Posted Online: April 09, 2012