It is normal to be nervous, excited, and maybe even a little frightened in the first few years of your new nursing profession. You made it through to the end of that tunnel that seemed impossible, and now it’s time to put everything you have learned into practice. We all know, however, that school does not always prepare you for everything. This session will provide you with at least 20 tips or tricks that every early career nurse should know.
After participating in this course, learners will be able to:
- Discuss one resource for supporting a transition into the nursing profession
- Describe at least two ideas that can be implemented by your next working shift to facilitate a transition into a nursing specialty
- About this course
- Course Content
- Includes the learning outcomes and webinar video
- Post-content questions
Catherine Clarissa, MSc, BSN, RN, is a Teaching Fellow in Nursing Studies at the University of Edinburgh. She started her nursing career as an intensive care nurse in Indonesia, which has inspired her passion for improving the recovery of critically ill patients. She passed her PhD viva in 2020 and her research is about staff experiences related to early mobilisation with mechanically ventilated patients.
Rebecca Jedwab, MNursPrac, CCRN, BSc, MACN, is a Critical Care Registered Nurse and is currently completing her PhD at Deakin University's School of Nursing and Midwifery. She also works with Monash Health's Nursing and Midwifery Informatics team. She has worked as a Critical Care Registered Nurse specialising in cardiothoracics, has taught and worked in nursing research ,and co-supervises Nursing Honours students.
Lorin Ramocki, DNP, RN, joined Chaminade University as a faculty member in Fall of 2017. Her background and field of passion lies in psychiatric mental health nursing & public health nursing, specifically in relation to PTSD, disasters preparedness/mitigation/response.