publication . Article . 2011

An exploratory study of role transition from student to registered nurse (general, mental health and intellectual disability) in Ireland

Christine Deasy; Owen Doody; Dympna Tuohy;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Country: Ireland
Abstract
peer-reviewed 3rd International Nurse Education Conference Nursing Education in a Global Community Ireland has seen much change in nurse education resulting in four year degree programmes since 2002. A unique aspect of these programmes was the incorporation of rostered internship. This study explored role transition for a cohort of students at pre and post-registration. The sample consisted of fourth year students registered on BSc nursing programmes (general, mental health and intellectual disability) within an Irish university. The samples were surveyed to compare their perceptions and expectations of role transition pre and post-registration. Data were analys...
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free text keywords: student nurse, registered nurse, transition, internship, General Nursing, Education, General Medicine, Nurse education, Stress management, Pedagogy, Mental health, Exploratory research, Intellectual disability, medicine.disease, medicine, Professional development, Social skills, Nursing, business.industry, business
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publication . Article . 2011

An exploratory study of role transition from student to registered nurse (general, mental health and intellectual disability) in Ireland

Christine Deasy; Owen Doody; Dympna Tuohy;