Meeting the Needs of Graduate Nurses in Critical Care Orientation

Chesnutt, Barb Maule; Everhart, Bridget
June 2007
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2007, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p36
Academic Journal
The article discusses the development of a staged orientation program for graduate nurses in the surgical intensive care department of the University of Colorado Hospital in Denver. According to the article, the residency program's aim is to prepare graduate nurses for critical care practice. Organizers believe that the program could help prepare each graduate nurse to be able to give safe care and anticipate complications and rescue patients.


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