Buy this Article for $7.95

Have a coupon or promotional code? Enter it here:

When you buy this you'll get access to the ePub version, a downloadable PDF, and the ability to print the full article.

Authors

  1. Thomes, Judith

Abstract

In today's changing healthcare environment, career paths are also changing. Healthcare workers are faced with new and unfamiliar territory. Experts are now faced with the same feelings they had as novices. By reviewing the stages of skill acquisition, novice, advanced beginner, competent, proficient and expert, healthcare professionals will be able to cope with those feelings of uncertainty. A review of some coping strategies will ease the transition to a new career path.