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…