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New Graduate Nurse Residency Program

Our Nurse Residency program guides new registered nurses through a yearlong onboarding process to create a smooth transition from student to professional nurse.

Overview of program:

  • Onboarding first four weeks with nurse educator and mentor
  • Weekly learning labs during orientation
  • 10 monthly learning labs through first year of practice

Learning Lab Topics:

Patient-Centered Care, Teamwork and Collaboration, Evidence-Based Practice, Safety, Quality Improvements, Informatics, and Care of the Nurse

Who Should Apply?

  • New graduate nurses
  • Registered nurse with less than one year of acute care experience
  • Nursing students in the final semester of nursing school

Program Mission, Vision and Values

Mission: Developing Skills, Building Confidence, Advancing Knowledge
Vision: Impact the future of healthcare by developing nurses who establish professional, accountable, and quality driven practices
Values: Resiliency, Integrity, Trustworthy, Caring, Leadership, Excellence, Competent, Safety-Orientated

Nurse Residency Testimonials

Past graduates of our Nurse Residency Program have shared the following:

  • “It was nice having a team of people all starting together. You were all in it together.”
  • “This program has really increased my knowledge of resources at Altru. Went above and beyond my expectations!”
  • “It was super nice to have a go-to person with the millions of questions when first starting.”
  • “It helped me be more confident when I went to my unit to start training.”

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