Whether you are a newly qualified registered nurse, enrolled nurse or midwife, the Department of Health and Human Services and Tasmanian Health Service welcomes you and recognises the valuable contribution that you will make to the health care team and to our workforce for the future.
To ensure that the transition to your new role is an exciting and positive base on which to build a career, all nurses and midwives with less than six months experience position are given a structured period of orientation, allocated 'preceptor' support, and additional professional development opportunities that assist in consolidating knowledge and skills.
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Transition to practice is of such importance that the Department has:
- a Transition to Practice for Nurses and Midwives Guideline
- Transition to Practice Framework that provides guidance for the transition period
- Core Components of Transition Support to provide consistency and integrity to the support, irrespective of the clinical setting.