graduate nurse

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Noun1.graduate nurse - someone who has completed the course of study (including hospital practice) at a nurses training schoolgraduate nurse - someone who has completed the course of study (including hospital practice) at a nurses training school
nurse - one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
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Strengthening new graduate nurse residency programs in critical care: Recommendations from nurse residents and organizational stakeholders.
In addition to clinical integration, a new graduate nurse must be socialized into the context of nursing practice and the culture of the workplace.
This action is urgently needed to support new graduate nurses (GN) to successfully transition into professional practice.
The programme provides each graduate nurse with support and mentoring in their first year of practice.
During the first week on the acute neuroscience unit at the bedside, the new graduate nurse started with two patients, and each week, one patient was added to the assignment.
Program Purpose: To assist the new graduate nurse to develop solutions to general clinical practice, workplace and career development questions.
After these incidences of horizontal violence, 34% of the new graduate nurse respondents considered leaving the profession of nursing.
The project is designed to educate new graduate nurses on appropriate care for patients after a rare spinal cord surgical procedure.
Although graduates were informed that the extra study was a requirement for completion of the graduate nurse programme, initially this condition was not linked to their employment contract for fear that it might evoke resistance to entering the programme.
We have had graduate nurse training since 2004 and England has only just initiated this.

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