La vivencia del paso de estudiante a profesional en enfermeras de Tenerife (España)un estudio fenomenológico

  1. Cristo Manuel Marrero González
  2. Alfonso Miguel García Hernández
Journal:
ENE Revista de Enfermería

ISSN: 1988-348X

Year of publication: 2017

Issue: 11

Pages: 3

Type: Article

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Abstract

Aim. Comprehend the experiences of nurses in their transition from student to professional when they start working in health care institutions in Tenerife. Introduction. In the passage from student to professional, the nurses present the so-called reality shock by finding contrasts between the reality of job and the profession´s ideas. This experience implies emotional repercussions. Material and method. Qualitative study with hermeneutic phenomenological approach. The study population are graduated nurses from the University of La Laguna between 2009 and 2014 and who begin to work in sanitary institutions in Tenerife. A sample of n = 20 is taken at random. A semi-structured interview is used as a research tool. Results. The following eight themes were proposed: (1) student-to-professional passing; (2) A stressful experience; (3) make decisions; (4) have previous work experience; (5) lack of preparation for the world of work; (6) clash with reality; (7) collision from the stroke; (8) the reality is different. Conclusions. Participants say they find differences between the ideas they have of their training with the work reality, and even from the race. Workloads or the rotation of services include, in addition to insecurity, the experience of responsibility and lack of preparation as professionals. Relevance to clinical practice. It is necessary for the future to support the new nurses with programs of orientation and tutoring by the institutions for which they work.

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