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Authors

  1. Creakbaum, Ellen L. MS, RN-BC

Abstract

Institutions have historically provided assistance to new graduate nurses as they transition into the role of staff nurse. Residencies, internships, and other programs have been implemented to help socialize, educate, and support the graduate nurse. The newly hired experienced RN is not always given the same focus. This article will describe the components and processes of a role specifically designed to assist and support experienced RNs as they make a career transition.