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Nurse Residency Program

pdfDownload Nurse Residency Session Plans Flyer

Download Nurse Residency Program Flyer

Program Goals:

  • Help new graduates confidently transition from student to nurse
  • Assist experienced nurses who are returning to practice or new to a hospital setting
  • Identify and address gaps in knowledge
  • Improve clinical skills and decision making
  • Provide a supportive environment through team building and mentorship

 

Clinical Competency:

  • IV Therapy & Blood Transfusions
  • PCAs and Epidurals
  • Urinary Catheterization
  • NG Tubes and Enteral Feeding
  • Respiratory Care
  • Code Blue & Rapid Response Simulation
  • Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation
  • Safe Patient Handling

*High-Fidelity Manikin utilization

 

Supportive Environment:

  • Cohort Groups
  • Regular Check-ins
  • Assigned Mentors
  • Professional Goal Development
  • Growth Opportunities

 

Transition to Practice:

  • Effective Communication
  • Critical Thinking Development
  • Conflict Resolution Strategies
  • Process Improvement
  • Self-Care and Work/Life Balance

 

Nurse Residency Session Plans

  • Session 1: 
    • Introduction to Nurse Residency Program
    • Review of Nursing Benefits
    • IV Therapy and Blood Transfusions
    • Effective Communication
  • Session 2:
    • Safe Patient Handling Class
    • Nurse Residency Check-In
  • Session 3: 
    • Basic Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation Class
    • Nurse Residency Check-In
  • Session 4: 
    • Respiratory Care
    • Hospital and Community Resources
    • Process Improvement
  • Session 5: 
    • Urinary Catheterization
    • NG Tubes and Enteral Feeding
    • Rapid Response and Code Blue
    • Critical Thinking

*Individual mentor check-ins monthly.

 

Contact:

Marie Graham, MHA, BSN, RN, NE-BC

Nurse Manager of Education & Health Management Center

Anderson Hospital

618-391-6702

Cell: 618-660-9719

[email protected]