Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Award Date


Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)


Graduate Nursing

First Advisor

Sharon Leech-Hofland


The objectives of the study were:
1. To describe to what extent the Clinical Enrichment Rotation facilitated the perceived ease of transition from the role of the student to the role of Registered Nurse.
2. To determine to what extent the Clinical Enrichment Rotation affected the graduate's perceived ability to perform selected nursing functions indicative of the role of a Registered Nurse.
3. To determine to what extent students perceived the objectives of the Clinical Enrichment Rotation in an associate degree program were accomplished. The above objectives reflect the order in which each objective will be analyzed.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Nursing -- Study and teaching
Nursing students

Number of Pages



South Dakota State University

Included in

Nursing Commons