What newly licensed registered nurses have to say about their first experiences.

  title={What newly licensed registered nurses have to say about their first experiences.},
  author={Linda Honan Pellico and Carol S. Brewer and Christine Tassone Kovner},
  journal={Nursing outlook},
  volume={57 4},
To understand factors that promote retention of Newly Licensed Registered Nurses (NLRNs) and those that contribute to turnover, a survey of a national sample of NLRNs was conducted. This article describes the content analysis of 612 NLRN comments about their work life. Using Krippendorff's technique, 5 themes were discovered. Colliding expectations describes conflicts between nurses' personal view of nursing and their lived experience. The need for speed describes the pressure related to a… CONTINUE READING
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