A framework for transition to specialty practice programmes.
Julia Morphet, Virginia Plummer, Bridie Kent, Julie Considine
J Adv Nurs | Published : 2017
AIM: To develop a framework for emergency nursing transition to specialty practice programmes. BACKGROUND: Transition to Specialty Practice programmes were introduced to fill workforce shortages and facilitate the transition of nurses to specialty nursing practice. These programmes are recognized as an essential preparation for emergency nurses. Emergency nursing Transition to Specialty Practice programmes have developed in an ad hoc manner and as a result, programme characteristics vary. Variability in programme characteristics may result in inconsistent preparation of emergency nurses. DESIGN: Donabedian's Structure-Process-Outcome model was used to integrate results of an Australian study..View full abstract