Chapter 14: Selecting, Developing, and Evaluating Staff
Case Study: Mary, RN, BSN, is a new graduate and has joined the staff of a busy multiservice surgical unit. She is frustrated and has difficulty performing the numerous psychomotor skills necessary to provide care to her clients. The equipment is very different from the equipment she has experienced, and the procedures differ from those that she learned in her nursing program. Mary’s orientation has been fragmented because of several changes of the nurse designated as her preceptor. Mary is nearing her initial 3-month evaluation and is worried.
- What should Mary do to prepare for the evaluation?