Development and Evaluation of The Implementation of a Preceptorship Program for The Novice ICU Nurse Intensive Care Unit -A Secondary Publication
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Preceptorship program
Intensive care unit
Novice ICU nurses



Submitted : 2024-02-28
Accepted : 2024-03-14
Published : 2024-03-29


This study focused on the development and evaluation of the implementation of a preceptorship program adapted to ICU practice in the Ab.-T. region to provide preceptors with tools to support novice nurses. This action research was made possible with the involvement of the centers, preceptors, and novice nurses throughout the development and implementation of the program. This approach enabled participants to take ownership of the training content and fully utilize various tools. The program was implemented throughout the CISSS, where this study was subsequently carried out. Several novices mentioned that the program reinforced their sense of security and made them feel more equipped to handle complex care situations. The preceptors said they were better equipped to offer clinical support and novices were better prepared to work in the ICU. It is important to evaluate the development of the novice nurses’ skills following their participation in this program and the long-term impact of this preceptorship.


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