An analysis of the factors affecting the transition period to professional roles for newly graduated nurses in Turkey

Tastan S., Unver V., Hatipoglu S.

INTERNATIONAL NURSING REVIEW, vol.60, no.3, pp.405-412, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/inr.12026
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.405-412
  • Keywords: Clinical Experiences, Intent to Quit, Newly Graduated Nurse, Stress, Transition Period, Turkey, NEWLY QUALIFIED NURSES, 1ST YEAR, EXPERIENCES, WORK, PATIENT, SAFETY, SHIFTS, CARE
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No


Background: For the majority of newly graduated nurses, the transition to professional roles in their lives may be stressful. Common reasons for this include feelings of insufficiency with regard to clinical skills, fears of making mistakes, increased responsibilities and insufficient guidance.