Transitioning from novice to competent: what can we learn from the literature about graduate nurses in the emergency setting?

@article{Valdez2008TransitioningFN,
  title={Transitioning from novice to competent: what can we learn from the literature about graduate nurses in the emergency setting?},
  author={Anna Maria Valdez},
  journal={Journal of emergency nursing: JEN : official publication of the Emergency Department Nurses Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={435-40}
}
Several significant issues and trends in nursing are important to consider when projecting the future of emergency nursing education. The first and arguably most significant issue is the shortage of registered nurses, which is predicted to steadily increase during the next decade. The trend of experienced nurses leaving the patient’s bedside due to retirement, work environment dissatisfaction, or both, has contributed to a significant shortage of skilled nurses available to fill acute care… CONTINUE READING
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