Nurse Residency Programs: An integrative Review of the Literature.

  title={Nurse Residency Programs: An integrative Review of the Literature.},
  author={Rayna M Letourneau and Kerry H Fater},
  journal={Nursing education perspectives},
  volume={36 2},
AIM The aim is to explore nurse residency programs described in the literature and evaluate the evidence supporting their use. BACKGROUND The Institute of medicine and the Joint Commission recommend that organizations provide nurse residency programs for newly licensed nurses. METHOD An integrative review was conducted of empirical and program development articles published from 2006 to july 2013. RESULTS Most articles included in this study had limitations, which are discussed… CONTINUE READING

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