Our ENL 2020 Cohort: Growing leadership potential

Congratulations to the individuals who have completed our Emerging Nurse Leader (ENL) program for 2020! To celebrate, we will be profiling the experiences of the participants along with a creative photo which symbolises what being part of the program meant to them.   Our profile articles will focus on four key themes from the experiences of our 2020 ENLs – Leadership, Community, Career…

Erin Mercieca

Teaching while learning: A graduate nurse’s experience adapting to their new role in a specialised clinical area

By Erin Mercieca MACN, Graduate Registered Nurse and Australian College of Nursing Stage 2 Emerging Nurse Leader. With special thanks to Sue Hughes FACN. Transitioning to practice can be complex for the new nurse (Missen et al., 2016). It can take graduate nurses time to become acclimatised to their new clinical role. It has been…