Flashcards in Ch 1 Role Transitions Deck (9)
Passages or changes from one situation, condition, or state to another, which occur over time.
Becoming a parent, midlife crisis...
Graduating from nursing program, career change, divorce.
dealing with chronic illness.
Change in leadership, new staffing patterns
Stresses reported by new graduates (listed in order of frequency)
Not feeling confident or competent, making mistakes because of workload/responsibilities, encountering new situations, inconsistent preceptors, getting to know staff, encounters with unhappy nurses, short staffed, nurses unwilling to help.
reaction experienced when one moves into workforce after several years of educational prep.
Phases of Reality Shock
Honeymoon phase, shock and rejection phase (Mistrust, decreased energy, fatigue, bad attitude), Recovery Phase (Sense of humor, decreased tension)