How do university clinical school of nursing graduates choose their graduate nurse year program?
AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING | AUSTRALIAN NURSING FEDERATION | Published : 2008
Objective: To assess the decision making process of nursing undergraduates when choosing a graduate nurse year program and to explore whether clinical school experience affects the decision making process. Design: A descriptive exploratory survey was distributed to all nursing graduates (n=166) from one cohort (single year) three months after completion of their course at a metropolitan university in Victoria, Australia. This cohort of students attended either of two metropolitan clinical schools and approximately 37.9% returned (n=62) the survey within 2 months of initial mail out. Responses from this cohort were assessed in relation to how preferences were ranked in choosing a GNY program...View full abstract