Making Good Use of Your Limited Time: Supporting Novice Nurses

Sheri Matter, Kelly A. Wolgast

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As novice nurses enter the workforce, they are supported by their organizations in multiple ways. During the transition period, they are developing efficiencies that are important as they become advanced beginner nurses and then competent nurses. It is important for nurses to receive support in their journey to competency to gain efficiency while providing quality patient outcomes. This article explores opportunities to develop efficiencies as nurses enter practice. There are opportunities in personal support and with system support. Nurse leaders support novice nurses by facilitating proper professional experiences and proper system support.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)39-49
Number of pages11
JournalNursing Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Nursing


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