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  1. Hom, Evelyn M. RN, MSN, CNS


The challenges of the nursing shortage have and continue to impact all aspects of health care today. Specialty areas and critical care areas have created job opportunities and are now providing education programs for both experienced as well as new graduate nurses. Orientation is a critical time for new graduate nurses of differing ages who come from varied personal, educational, and work backgrounds with varied life and job experiences. For the successful completion of orientation, coaching and mentoring are key components in the retention and recruitment of nurses into the profession.