Residency for Transition Into Practice: An Essential Requirement for New Graduates From Basic RN Programs

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Abstract

Nurse residency programs have been developed with the goal of helping newly licensed nurses successfully transition to independent practice. The authors propose that all newly licensed nurses hired in acute care hospitals be required to complete an accredited residency program. An evidence table examines the state of the science related to transition-to-practice programs and provides the basis for recommendations.

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