New Graduate Transition into Practice: Improving Quality and Safety (Chapter)

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Education, Patient Safety, Transition to Practice
There is evidence linking improved patient care to standardized transition to practice programs in the areas of safety, competence, and retention.  This chapter explores that evidence, presents a standardized model as a solution, and gives examples of transition program models, as well as an overview of NCSBN’s Transition to Practice model.
Nancy Spector, PhD, RN Beth Ulrich, EdD,. RN, FACHE, FAAN Jane Barnsteiner, PhD, RN, FAAN
Spector, N., Ulrich, B.T. & Barnsteiner, J. (2012). New graduate transition into practice: Improving quality and safety. In G. Sherwood & J. Barnsteiner (Eds.), Quality and safety in nursing: A competency approach to improving outcomes (267-287). United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell.