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Mental Health Nursing: Transitions From Practice Roles to Academia

Citation

Cleary, M and Horsfall, J and Jackson, D, Mental Health Nursing: Transitions From Practice Roles to Academia, Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 47, (2) pp. 93-97. ISSN 0031-5990 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: doi:10.1111/j.1744-6163.2010.00280.x

Abstract

PURPOSE:  This paper provides an overview of some challenges facing mental health practice nurses transitioning to academic life, and suggests possible strategies to prevent foreseeable difficulties.

FINDINGS:  New and existing mental health faculty will benefit from a greater awareness of barriers and developing entry protocols to enhance the transition experience and reduce early workplace stressors.

PRACTICE IMPLICATIONS:  Preparation and support for mental health staff transitioning from practice to the academe are essential to enhance the transition experience and reduce early workplace stressors.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Academia;faculty development;mental health;transition
Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
Research Group:Nursing
Research Field:Mental Health Nursing
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Health and Support Services
Objective Field:Nursing
Author:Cleary, M (Professor Michelle Cleary)
ID Code:108100
Year Published:2011
Web of Science® Times Cited:12
Deposited By:Health Sciences
Deposited On:2016-04-06
Last Modified:2017-11-02
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