Learning Objective 1: Learner can understand offer new nurses methods of adjustment in different stages, care for and empathize the newcomers’ need, and reduce the injury.
Learning Objective 2: Learner can understand relevant professionals could increase the understanding of the new nurses’ life experiences during three months.
The main purpose of this study was to explore the essence of the new nurses’ working experiences, and to realize the process and perception that the new nurses chose to be nursing staff in the past three months. The new nurses may frequently confront with the problems of adjustment and lots of challenges. How did the new nurses interact with different workplaces? And why did the nurses choose to leave their jobs?
The research adopts descriptive qualitative approach. By a semi-structured in depth interview with the new nurses leaving within three months and under the new nurses’ consent, the researcher hoped to realize in depth that the new nurses’ subjective life values.
Through six new nurses leaving their jobs, the researcher gained ten text materials. Then analyzing the text materials by the content analysis of the Qualitative Approach and generalizing the life experiences of the new nurses leaving within three months. Those are three themes, drifting with the tide without thinking, having mixed feelings about burning the candle at both ends and deciding to leave their jobs, summarizing form the new nurses’ working experiences.
The research is to explore the reasons why the new nurses chose to be nursing staff and their changes and interpretations of their lives. Also, the research is to expect that relevant professionals could increase the understanding of the new nurses’ life experiences during three months, assist the new nurses to overcome the difficulties of adjustment, offer them methods of adjustment in different stages, care for and empathize the newcomers’ need, and reduce the injury in the transition of adjustment.
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