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.
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.