Journal article

Registered Nurses' experiences of psychological well-being and ill-being in their first year of practice: A qualitative meta-synthesis

Rebecca J Jarden, Aaron Jarden, Tracey J Weiland, Glenn Taylor, Naomi Brockenshire, Marie Gerdtz

Journal of Advanced Nursing | WILEY | Published : 2020


AIM: To synthesize Registered Nurses' self-reported perceptions and experiences of psychological well-being and ill-being during their first year of practice. DESIGN: Qualitative meta-synthesis. DATA SOURCES: Databases included Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature, Excerpta Medica database, Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online and Psychological Information. Qualitative studies were considered for inclusion if published in English, from 2009-2019, reporting primary data analysis including psychological well-being and ill-being experiences of graduate nurses in first year of practice. REVIEW METHODS: Qualitative studies were systematically identified and ..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This review was funded by the Rosemary Bryant Foundation, South Australia. The Foundation had no involvement in study design; in the collection, analysis and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report; nor in the decision to submit the article for publication.