The various roles of a new graduate nurse in today’s complex healthcare environment.

Assignment 3: Transition From a Student to Nurse Scholarly Paper (20 points)

This assignment will provide the opportunity for students to explore and identify issues to anticipate during the transition from nursing student to a nurse in today’s complex healthcare environment.

Assignment Criteria:

Develop a scholarly paper that addresses the following criteria:

1. Describe the various roles of a new graduate nurse in today’s complex healthcare environment.

2. Identify the skills knowledge and attitudes nursing leaders desire in new nurses.

3. Describe a personal communication with a nurse leader regarding what skills, knowledge and/or attitudes new nurses are lacking based upon the leader’s experience with new nurses.

4. Explain the issues and challenges faced by new nurses upon entering the workforce.

5. Discuss methods / strategies to assist new nurses in transitioning into the nursing profession.

6.  Provide examples from scholarly sources to support the above criteria.