Hartford Hospital vs St. Francis Hospital - page 2
by CTnewNurse 9,889 Views | 11 Comments
Hi all, I'm in the interview process with Hartford Hospital and St. Francis Hospital (Yale-New Haven as well... but it's quite the commute) for medical/surgical telemetry. I've heard good and bad things about both. Any... Read More
- 0Apr 17, '11 by jjmath215Quote from Nurse-JulieThat is absolutly not true!! My residency was 6 months long as a new grad!! It was amazing and very supportive! After a year I switched to a critical care area and I had another 3 month orientation with a resource after that! This hospital is very supportive and you will always feel supported by other nurses!! Good luckHi JJmath215,
That's wonderful news about St. Francis! My question though is, you mention "new grad residency program". I was under the impression that St. Francis doesn't have a new grad residency program. They give 3 weeks of classroom learning and then 3 weeks with a preceptor and then you're on your own. How was it for you? Did you still receive support after the 3 week preceptorship was over?