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  1. Zahnd, Whitney E. PhD
  2. Crouch, Elizabeth L. PhD
  3. Probst, Janice C. PhD
  4. Hunt McKinney, Selina PhD, APRN, P/MHNP-BC
  5. Abshire, Demetrius A. PhD, RN
  6. Eberth, Jan M. PhD


This article examines perceived job preparedness by demographic and professional characteristics among practicing RNs who completed a national survey. Rural and male nurses felt less prepared for nursing practice and may benefit from tailored educational experiences to improve perceptions of being prepared for the workforce.