COVID-19 Resource: Transitioning into practice: Myths vs. reality
Repository Posting Date2020-06-22T19:30:50Z
Author DetailsLois S. Marshall, PhD, MN, BSN, RN, Nurse Education Consultant and NCLEX-RN/PN Expert; Author, Take Charge of Your Nursing Career (Sigma, 2010) and Colleen Maykut, DNP, MN, BSCN, RN, Associate Professor, Macewan University, Faculty of Nursing - Department of Nursing Science
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNot Applicable, Panel Presentation
Original PublisherSigma Theta Tau International
Other Title(s)Sigma Education: COVID-19. Webinar 14
Level of EvidenceExpert Opinion (nationally/internationally recognized)
KeywordsTransition to Practice; New Professional; Novice Nurse; Licensure; Job Search Components; New Nursing Graduate
As a new nursing graduate and/ or nurse in your first year of practice, you may be bombarded by a lot of information re: licensure exams (NCLEX), getting your first job from resumes to interviews, and so much more. Friends, classmates, family, other nurses and more will give you their opinions and “truth” about these topic, as well as expectations of you and clinical practice, what you know and do not know, how to fit in, and yes, the impact of COVID-19 on your new career. You often do not know who or what to believe. This interactive webinar will give you an opportunity to ask your questions and get fact-based answers from two seasoned expert nurse educators. Their expertise spans career development, NCLEX, clinical practice roles and environments for new nurse graduates/nurses and more.
- Dispel myths related to licensure and transitioning to practice
- List components for create an application
- Explain the preparatory work for the interview
- Outline strategies during the interview process
- Describe three key strategies for thriving as a new professional
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Date of Publication2020-06-22
Series/Report No.Supporting All Nurses as Leaders During the COVID-19 Virus; Webinar 14
Version of PublicationPublisher’s Version
NotesSigma Theta Tau International is an accredited provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.
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