Support New Nurses

With spring just around the corner, we will be seeing an influx of new graduate nurses amongst our ranks. So much has changed in healthcare that new grads are more challenged than ever – higher acuity, shorter stays, staffing shortages, more technology, paperwork, and regulations! New nurses – regardless of age or prior work experience – need our ongoing support and camaraderie. It takes a village to support a new nurse and each experienced nurse has a responsibility in the process. Are you doing all you can to support the next generation of nurses? To stimulate ideas and discussion, here are 2 related articles How to Welcome New Grads into the Fold http://www.dcardillo.com/articles/welcome.html and Do Nurses REALLY Eat Their Young? http://www.dcardillo.com/articles/eatyoung.html