New Grad RN Residency Program
Transition to Practice New Graduate Residency Program
The intent of this program is to provide experiences and support to translate knowledge, principles, and theories learned in school into the new nurse's practice in the specialty area in which he/she has chosen to work.
The Transition to Practice program is designed to incorporate patient safety, clinical reasoning, and skill development through scheduled onsite classes, simulations, Web-based learning, and clinical time on the patient care unit with a preceptor. New nurses will have the opportunity to interact with many members of the multidisciplinary care team including many physicians from multiple specialties, clinical nurse specialists, and other allied health personnel as he/she learns to coordinate patient care. Additional learning activities for each nursing specialty include the following:
- Behavioral Care
Group dynamics, milieu management, therapeutic communication, medical management of patients with multiple co-morbidities
- Emergency Department
Emergency Nurses Association: ENA Online Web-based education, Trauma Nursing Core Course, Emergency Nurses Pediatric Course, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support
- Intensive Care/Progressive Care
American Association of Critical Care Nurses Essentials of Critical Care Orientation Web-based learning, cardiac rhythm interpretation, care of the mechanically ventilated patient, Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Clinical rotation through labor/delivery, postpartum, and nursery, infant assessment,
high risk maternity patients and antepartum factors, alternative labor choices.
- Neonatal Intensive Care
Care of the high risk newborn, American Academy of Pediatrics: Neonatal Resuscitation Program
- Medical/Surgical Care
Care for a wide variety of patients who can be experiencing a disease crisis or post-op care. Education in specialty areas under the umbrella of Medical/Surgical care that includes: oncology, renal, neurological, or orthopedic patient care.
To be considered for entrance in the "Transition to Practice" residency program, please submit an online application for currently posted position(s) in your area of interest. Graduate nurses who accept an offer of employment from Community Health Network are automatically admitted to the program.
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