The role of the DNP prepared nurse leader includes facilitating the development and socialization of new graduate APRNs, though to what degree is sometimes disputed. This assignment allows the students to share experiences and explore best practices for onboarding and socialization in the clinical setting.
Upon completion of this assignment, the student will be able to:
-Evaluate onboarding and socialization practices in the clinical setting.
-Discuss best practices for onboarding and socialization of the new graduate APRN.
In 300-500 words, concisely discuss socialization of new APRN (Advanced Practice RN) graduates at your clinical setting or a clinical setting you have observed in the past. Do not confuse socialization with onboarding.
Include the following:
How are APRN graduates socialized?
Which of the thirteen NLN Certified Academic Clinical Nurse Educator sub-competencies for facilitating learner development and socialization (posted in the Module 8 lesson) are exemplified?
Which sub-competencies are lacking?
Connect your findings to one of our previous course readings. How does what you found correlate with something you have learned so far in our course readings?
Please include an appropriately formatted APA (7th edition) reference for any sources you access. Hanging indent is not required.