A Systematic Review of the Literature to Support an Evidence-based Precepting Program
ARMY INST OF SURGICAL RESEARCH FORT SAM HOUSTON TX
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Aim To provide a systematic review of the literature regarding development of an evidence based Precepting Program for nurses tansitioning to burn specialty practice. Background Burned patients are admitted to specialty Burn Centers where highly complex nursing care is provided. Successful orientation and integration into such a specialized work environment is a fundamental component of a nurses ability to provide safe and holistic patient care. Design A systematic review of the literature was performed for the period 1995-2011 using electronic databases within PUBMED and Ovid search engines.
- Information Science
- Medicine and Medical Research