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Rosemarie R Van Patten, Anne S Bartone
With the prevalent problem of nurse retention and the lack of confidence new nurses experience, it is critical for nurse residency programs to have supportive factors that enhance residency experiences. By incorporating mentorship, preceptors, and debriefing components into these programs, skills in communication, organization, clinical reasoning, stress management, and self-confidence increase. This quantitative study was a descriptive analysis of secondary data using a cross-sectional design. Two instruments were used to gather data, the Demographic Information Survey and the Evaluation of the RN Residency Survey...
January 24, 2019: Nurse Education in Practice
Deborah E Tyndall, Elaine S Scott, Lenna R Jones, Kristy J Cook
OBJECTIVE: This study compares and contrasts new graduate nurse attributes and perceptions using findings from a 2010 study and a recent analysis of new graduate nurses participating in the same residency program. BACKGROUND: As millennials saturate the healthcare work environment, their unique views and needs will influence the evolution of new graduate nurse residencies. METHODS: This study used previously reported data on new graduate nurses between 1999 and 2009 and compared it with a secondary analysis of data collected on new graduate nurses between 2011 and 2016...
February 2019: Journal of Nursing Administration
Brigit C Palathra, Fernando Kawai, Clara Oromendia, Archana Bushan, Yera Patel, Jane Morris, Cynthia X Pan
BACKGROUND: Code status discussions (CSDs) can be challenging for many clinicians. Barriers associated with them include lack of education, comfort level, and experience. OBJECTIVE: To conduct an educational intervention to improve knowledge and communication approaches related to CSDs. DESIGN: A cross-sectional multidisciplinary educational intervention was conducted over one year consisting of an interactive presentation, live role-play, and pre- and post-intervention tests to measure impact of the formal training...
January 7, 2019: Journal of Palliative Medicine
Thiago Magela Ramos, Heloíza Maria Siqueira Rennó
OBJECTIVE: To understand the development of professional skills and competences from the training provided by the Nursing Residency in Primary Care/Family Health of a Brazilian public university from perspective of the graduates and analysis of the Pedagogical Project. METHOD: A qualitative case study carried out with 21 graduates of the Nursing Residency. The data were collected between December 2016 and July 2017, with individual interviews conducted with the graduates, recorded, transcribed and analyzed by the Content Thematic Analysis, with the support of ATLAS ti software and documentary analysis of the Pedagogical Project...
August 30, 2018: Revista Gaúcha de Enfermagem
Luc R Pelletier, Chandra Vincent, Loralie Woods, Cheryl Odell, Jaynelle F Stichler
BACKGROUND: Nurse residency programs (NRPs) provide new graduate nurses (NGNs) with social support and experiential activities as a formal transition to clinical practice. AIMS: The study was conducted to answer the question: What is the effectiveness of an NRP in retaining NGNs in a psychiatric-mental health setting? METHOD: This study used a quantitative time-sequenced comparative study of multiple cohorts of NGNs hired into an NRP at a freestanding hospital in California...
October 25, 2018: Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association
M J Connolly, J B Broad, T Bish, X Zhang, D Bramley, N Kerse, K Bloomfield, M Boyd
INTRODUCTION: The complexity of care required by many older people living in long-term care (LTC) facilities poses challenges that can lead to potentially avoidable referrals to a hospital emergency department (ED). The Aged Residential Care Intervention Project (ARCHIP) ran an implementation study to evaluate a multidisciplinary team (MDT) intervention supporting LTC facility staff to decrease potentially avoidable ED presentations by residents. METHODS: ARCHIP (conducted in 21 facilities [1,296 beds] with previously noted high ED referral rates) comprised clinical coaching for LTC facility staff by a gerontology nurse specialist (GNS) and an MDT (facility senior nurse, resident's general practitioner, GNS, geriatrician, pharmacist) review of selected high-risk residents' care-plans...
November 2018: Maturitas
Zorana Jovanovic Andersen, Jeanette Therming Jørgensen, Lea Elsborg, Søren Nymand Lophaven, Claus Backalarz, Jens Elgaard Laursen, Torben Holm Pedersen, Mette Kildevæld Simonsen, Elvira Vaclavik Bräuner, Elsebeth Lynge
BACKGROUND: Exposure to road traffic noise was associated with increased risk of estrogen receptor (ER)-negative (ER-) breast cancer in a previous cohort study, but not with overall or ER-positive (ER+) breast cancer, or breast cancer prognosis. We examined the association between long-term exposure to road traffic noise and incidence of breast cancer, overall and by ER and progesterone receptor (PR) status. METHODS: We used the data from a nationwide Danish Nurse Cohort on 22,466 female nurses (age > 44 years) who at recruitment in 1993 or 1999 reported information on breast cancer risk factors...
October 5, 2018: Breast Cancer Research: BCR
Caitlin M Eckerson
Entry into practice for newly graduated nurses can be a demanding and overwhelming experience. These stressful work conditions have contributed to decreased retention and satisfaction amongst new nurse hires. The aim of this literature review is to answer the following question: in newly hired BSN graduates, how would the use of a one-year nurse residency program compared to a traditional orientation affect turnover rates and reported satisfaction of the new nurse hires over a one-year period? Peer-reviewed research and systematic reviews between the years of 2012-2017 found on the Medline, Nursing & Allied health, and CINHAL were used...
December 2018: Nurse Education Today
Heather Smith, Joshua Greenberg, Shang-Yee Yeh, Lara Williams, Husein Moloo
Breakdown in communication is a predictor of both nursing and surgical errors. In a 2013 survey at our institution, staff on the general surgery unit identified nurse-resident communication as the most important issue related to patient safety. The general surgery Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program sought to improve nurse-resident communication through a 3-year quality improvement initiative. A multidisciplinary working group conducted a root-cause analysis and developed initiatives addressing priority issues in nurse-resident communication...
October 2018: Quality Management in Health Care
Cory D Church, Zhaomin He, Susan Yarbrough
BACKGROUND: Newly licensed RNs (NLRNs) are at risk for leaving employment in the first year. Nurse residency programs have demonstrated success for NLRN retention, yet other variables remain to be explored. METHOD: A retrospective correlational approach was used to determine the effect of autonomy, competence, group cohesion, structural empowerment, and job satisfaction on organizational commitment, turnover intent, and actual job turnover using secondary data of 1,498 nurse residents...
October 1, 2018: Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing
C E IJssennagger, S Ten Hoorn, A Van Wijk, J M Van den Broek, A R Girbes, P R Tuinman
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to investigate ICU health care providers' perception towards communication and associated problems with mechanically ventilated (MV) patients. The primary aim was to quantify the extent of the problem and to determine its effect on patient care and job satisfaction. METHODS: A multicenter survey study was conducted among nurses, residents and intensivists of 15 ICUs in the Netherlands using an online questionnaire. RESULTS: Out of 1740 caregivers, 457 responses were received...
December 2018: Journal of Critical Care
Thad Wilson, Nicole Weathers, Lori Forneris
OBJECTIVE: This retrospective study examined the nurse outcomes from new-graduate nurse residents completing an online nurse residency program (NRP). BACKGROUND: Studies have shown that hospital-based NRPs help new graduates transition from beginners to competent nurses. However, NRPs can tax the resources of smaller institutions, making such a program unrealistic. Little is published exploring the efficacy of online programs for nursing residents. METHODS: Surveys assessing the impact of the online program were completed by residents in an online NRP at initiation, 6 months, and at completion...
October 2018: Journal of Nursing Administration
Sondra B Lee, Jeffery W Forehand, Judith L St Onge, Kristi A Acker
Many, especially newer, nurses lack the experience for nuanced skillful communication at end of life. This study incorporated the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Core Curriculum Communication module into a nurse residency program and tested for change in attitudes toward end-of-life (EOL) care. Researchers found significant differences in attitudes toward care of the dying before and after the ELNEC training, and between nurses with greater than and less than 5 years experience. Findings support that ELNEC education can significantly impact nurse attitudes about EOL care...
October 2018: Journal of Christian Nursing: a Quarterly Publication of Nurses Christian Fellowship
Maryann Windey, Mary R Lynn
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September 2018: Journal for Nurses in Professional Development
Mirinda Brown Tyo, Molly Gundlach, Cheryl Brennan, Laurie Esdale, Autumn Knight, Sarah Provencher, Kathleen Tardy
This article describes best practice recommendations in program development for a nurse residency program. This registered nurse residency program is the first in New England to acquire the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Practice Transition Accreditation. Best practices identified in this effort include (a) use of a quality improvement analyst for data trending, (b) inclusion of an off-shift nurse educator, (c) use of evidence-based practice, (d) a standardized preceptor program, and (e) appropriate evaluation instruments...
September 2018: Journal for Nurses in Professional Development
Carol Anderson DuBois, Judith F Zedreck Gonzalez
Retaining qualified nurses at the bedside can have a positive impact on patient care safety and quality. Without support and resilience, nurses may become emotionally exhausted within the first year of practice. Nursing professional development educators must recognize that new nurses often struggle with stressors related to nursing and take the appropriate steps to help them build resilience. This article describes an education project implemented to assist new nurses in developing their resilience. It describes the process and outcomes of a resiliency training program infused into one healthcare facility's nurse residency program and may inform nursing professional development educators planning similar programs...
September 2018: Journal for Nurses in Professional Development
Noreen Bernard, Kristy K Martyn
Consumerism and globalism are driving the demand for new business and education models. Nurse executives in all work environments are facing the need to innovate and implement new service models in a nimble and rapid manner. This article highlights the current and future state of nursing education and clinical practice integration through the lens of an academic-practice partnership, by demonstrating the benefit of a unified approach to nurse residencies. Through adaption and creation of a shared culture, education and service can work effectively together in the development of a pipeline for future nurses in a wide array of nursing roles...
October 2018: Nursing Administration Quarterly
Valerie A Pfander, Alyssa Breznau
Recruitment and retention of nurses into the perianesthesia environment remains an ongoing challenge in the face of a national nursing shortage. An insufficient supply of experienced critical care nurses exists to fulfill the staffing needs of perianesthesia departments. Literature describes the impact of successful orientation programs on retention and employee engagement. To compensate for the diminished candidate pool and to improve retention, a nurse residency program was created. The program develops non-critical care experienced nurses into postanesthesia care unit-specific critical care nurses over the course of 1 year...
August 2018: Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing: Official Journal of the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses
Bernadeta Goštautaitė, Ilona Bučiūnienė, Žemyna Milašauskienė, Karolis Bareikis, Eglė Bertašiūtė, Gabija Mikelionienė
Due to a flow of healthcare professionals and students from emerging to industrialized economies, healthcare systems in source countries are facing increasing threats to a people-centered quality of care. This study investigates the prevalence and underlying reasons for emigration intentions among physicians, nurses, residents, and medical students in Lithuania (total N = 1080). In our sample, 39% of students, 21% of residents, 12% of nurses, and 6% of physicians had decided to emigrate within the next two years...
July 6, 2018: Health Policy
Phyllis D Justus, Susan J Appel
As many hospitals are implementing residency programs for new graduate nurses, the utilization of high-fidelity simulation has become common. This pilot program compared simulation with participation of only new graduate nurses and new graduates with advanced care providers. Results found a statistically significant increase in knowledge of differing roles and skills in simulations that included both groups. Nursing professional development practitioners will find this helpful in designing residency programs for new graduate nurses...
July 2018: Journal for Nurses in Professional Development
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