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Nursing Research and Practice
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 946063, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/946063
Research Article

Becoming Socialized into a New Professional Role: LPN to BN Student Nurses' Experiences with Legitimation

1Centre for Nursing and Health Studies, Athabasca University, Athabasca, AB, Canada T9S 3A3
2Mental Health and Addictions Services, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 2T9
3School of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Community Studies, Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB, Canada T3E 6K6

Received 11 October 2011; Revised 3 January 2012; Accepted 11 January 2012

Academic Editor: Mary A. Blegen

Copyright © 2012 Sherri Melrose et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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