Transition to practice for the new graduate NP: A checklist and guide to understanding next steps

Lindsay F. Davis, Christine M. Colella, Kimberly K. Mullins


The transition to practice for the newly graduated nurse practitioner requires multiple steps. While accessible through multiple outlets it is cumbersome to gather. This article outlines a singular resource of next steps for the new graduate outlining the process for a successful transition to professional practice. A time-oriented checklist of essential tasks to keep the new graduate organized can reduce stress and delay on their path to becoming a nurse practitioner.

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Journal of Nursing Education and Practice

ISSN 1925-4040 (Print)   ISSN 1925-4059 (Online)

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