Quality of Care and Patient Safety: The Evidence for Transition-to-Practice Programs

From
Research Library
Publish Date
2011
Topic
Education, Evidence-based, Patient Safety, Practice, Research, Transition to Practice
Description
This article discusses the importance of developing a national, standardized program, implemented through regulation, for transitioning all newly licensed nursing graduates to practice. The background for establishing this evidence-based model in the context of today’s health-care arena is presented. A model for transition and the supporting evidence are described.
Authors
Nancy Spector, PhD, RN & Josephine H. Silvestre, MSN, RN
Citation
Spector, N., & Silvestre, J.H. (2011). Quality of care and patient safety: The evidence for transition-to-practice programs. In D. Molinari & A. Bushy (Eds.), Rural nurse: Transition to practice (35-46). New York: Springer.