Successful integration of a new clinical nurse specialist within an organization optimizes the safe, cost-effective implementation of evidence-based practice and research. This article provides strategies and information to support the clinical nurse specialist during his or her role transition, highlights opportunities and challenges to the role, and provides examples of orientation and performance tools that can assist in a successful orientation process.
Strategies for Success: Orienting to the Role of a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Critical Care
K. Cheli Miga, Carol A. Rauen, Kathleen Srsic-Stoehr; Strategies for Success: Orienting to the Role of a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Critical Care. AACN Adv Crit Care 1 January 2009; 20 (1): 47–54. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/15597768-2009-1007
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