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Unit orientation for experienced nurses. Process and evaluation
Graduate School of Nursing Publications and Presentations
  • Marilyn E. Asselin
  • Elaine Barber Parker, University of Massachusetts Medical School
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Graduate School of Nursing
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Attitude of Health Personnel; Communication; Humans; Inservice Training; Nursing Staff, Hospital; Program Evaluation; Questionnaires

In order to recruit and retain registered nurses during an era of nursing shortages, staff development educators must provide orientation programs that are highly satisfactory. This article describes a program that effectively links the perspectives of nurse managers, nursing staff, and nurse educators. Orientation evaluation questionnaires completed by orientees and staff nurses who served as their buddies show that new employees believe this program meets their learning needs. Such satisfied nurses can recruit their colleagues to employment.

J Nurs Staff Dev. 1991 May-Jun;7(3):126-9.
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Marilyn E. Asselin and Elaine Barber Parker. "Unit orientation for experienced nurses. Process and evaluation" Vol. 7 Iss. 3 (1991) ISSN: 0882-0627 (Print)
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