Effects of summer employment on student nurses: implications for recruitment and retention of staff nurses.

@article{McAlpine1992EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of summer employment on student nurses: implications for recruitment and retention of staff nurses.},
  author={Lynn McAlpine and Guillaume Cargill},
  journal={Canadian journal of nursing administration},
  year={1992},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={
          23-7
        }
}
Nursing students often seek summer employment in hospital settings to practice and refine previously learned skills. Nursing administrators possibly view this employment as a means of relieving short-term staffing problems. However, if summer employment is seen as a potential strategy for recruiting future graduate nurses, then one needs to address the following: how to provide support for the student nurse to deal with the same concerns and issues as the new graduate (role confusion and… CONTINUE READING

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