Exploring the acquisition of entry-to-practice competencies by second-degree nursing students during a preceptorship experience.

@article{Sedgwick2014ExploringTA,
  title={Exploring the acquisition of entry-to-practice competencies by second-degree nursing students during a preceptorship experience.},
  author={Monique G. Sedgwick and Peter Kellett and Ruth Grant Kalischuck},
  journal={Nurse education today},
  year={2014},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={421-7}
}
BACKGROUND Nursing programs across Canada have begun to implement at an unprecedented rate second-degree nursing programs in response to consumer demands and a nursing shortage. While these types of programs are enjoying considerable popularity among prospective students and employers, it is imperative that nursing programs assess their graduates' ability to meet Registered Nursing entry-to-practice competencies (ETCs). OBJECTIVES This study sought to determine if second-degree undergraduate… CONTINUE READING

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