Infant Journal
for neonatal and paediatric healthcare professionals

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Keywords
newly registered nurse; nursing confidence; competency document; change management
Key points
  1. There was need to address common issues of ‘transition shock’ in new registrants within neonatal care.
  2. A common competency document was implemented across a number of neonatal units within South Wales
  3. Development of a programme for newly registered staff nurses improved their knowledge, skills, confidence and competence, and helped to retain staff.

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VOLUME 7/ISSUE 1, JANUARY 2011
Neonatal nurse education in Scotland

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