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This is a discussion on All the Nurse Residency Programs you ever wanted in Nursing Career Advice ... First time on here, starting a new thread 4 those just graduated and want expereince in a Nurse...by creative scholar Aug 27, '09First time on here, starting a new thread 4 those just graduated and want expereince in a Nurse Residency Program. Most offer 1 year long residency programs for new grads.
These Residency Programs are sponsored by the UHC/AACN (University Health Systems Consortium) American Assocaition of Colleges of Nursing)
www.aacn.nche.edu/Education/nurseresidency.htm click on "Schools of Nurisng Participating in Residency Programs" or go to www.aacn.nche.edu/education/pdfINRFlyer.pdf
but in case all that doesnt work, indulge yourself with the list below.
NURSE RESIDENCY PROGRAMS
U. Medical Center- Arizona
U. of Colorado Hospital
U. of Kentucky Hospital
NYU Langone Med. Center
U. of Pennslyvania Hospital
U. of Utah Hospital & Clinics
U. of New Mexico- Alberquerque
U. Of Kansas Medical Center
U. of Texas Medical Branch- Galveston
Stony Brook U. Hospital Deer Park , NY
North Carolina Baptist Hospital - Winston Salem NC
Vanderbuilt U. Med. Center U. of Wisconsin Hospitals & Clinics
Lousiana State U. Helath SCiences Center
The Methodist Hospital - Houston, TX
Grady Health System- ATL
Virginia Commonwealth U. Med. cneter Hospital
Yale New Have Hospital
UAB Hospital - Birmingham Alabama
U. of Chicago Hospital
Ohio State U. Med. Center
Pennslyvania Hospital -Phily
Duke U. Health System U. of North Carolina Hospital Chapel Hill NC
NY Presbyterian Hospital NYNY Stanford Hospital and Clinic -Stanford, Cali
Cinnncinati Childrens' Hospital Medical Center
Thomas Jefferson U. Hospital - Phily
U. of Texas Health Center - Tyler
Rush U. Med. Center - Chicago
U. Hospitals Case Med. Center - Cleveland
U. of Maryland Med. Center
Main Line Health System :
Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Hospirtal, Paoli Hospital, Riddle Memorial -all in Pennslyvania
Greenville Med. Center - Greenville S. C
Hurley Medical Center , Flint Michigan
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center - NYNY
Westchester Medical Center Valhalla , NY
OSF Saint Francis Med. Center - Peoria, Ill
St. Mary's Hospital - Grand Junction COLO
Holy Cross Hospital- ft. Lauderdale , FL
Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital-Hines, IL
Baptist Medical Center South - Montgomerey Alabama
Barnes Jewis Hospital, St. louis , MO
Saint Joseph's Hospital Atlanta , GA
U. of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
U. Hospital of the SUNY Upstate Medical U. - Syracuse NY
The Children's Hospital of Phily
Middlesex Hospital - Middletown, CONN
san Jacinto Hospital Baytown, TX
Med Univeristy of South Carolina
U. Of Wisconsin
Louisana State U. Shevereport
University of Kansas Med Center
These are some additional residencies may not be part of UHC/AACN:
Augusta Medical Center Augusta GA
Parkland Hosptial -TX
Methodist Healthcare - TX
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Piedmont Hospital - Atlanta
St. Josephs Hospital - Atlanta
St. Francis- Hartford , CT
Methodist Healthcare - TN
Conneticut Children's Hospital Med. Center
Hartford Hospital - Harford CT
University of Maryland Medical Center
John Hopkins Med. Center
Children's Hospital Rocky Mountain Denver, COLO
St. Lukes Med. Center Denver - COLO
Children's National Medical Center - DC, locations in VA and MD
Memorial University Center Savanaah, GA
South Fulton Hospital - GA (Versant Nurse Residency Program)
Christiana Health Services- New Castle, Delaware
Bridgeport Hospital - CT
Children's Hospital of the Kings and Daughters -VA
Mission Hospital - Mission Children's Hospital Ashville, NC
Cape Valley Fear Hospital- Fayetville NC
Hackensack U. Medical Center offer training too but dont know if residency program.
Hope this helps yall in your search.Last edit by NRSKarenRN on May 3, '11
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- Aug 29, '09 by smn2010surprisingly, there are even more than these because hospitals are creating their own new grad rn programs (which range from a mere 12-weeks to a lengthy 18 months!). i found that when you go directly to hospital websites, these hospitals now have a dedicated page that discusses the components of their new grad program along with forms, application process, program start dates, etc.
your list is great!!! it will definitely give people a head start in the right direction.
there is also another thread located at:
http://allnurses.com/graduate-nurse-...249-page2.htmlLast edit by smn2010 on Aug 29, '09
- Aug 31, '09 by shoegalRNHere's another one:
Truman Medical Center-Kansas City MO
They offer a 6 month New Grad Residency Program for Critical Care (CCU, MICU, SICU).
They just started this program last year.
- Aug 31, '09 by JomoNurse12 months!? That's an awful long time for a nursing orientation/residency, girlfriend!
- Aug 31, '09 by shoegalRNQuote from JomoNurseI don't know if you were referring to my post, but the actual program is only 6 months long. The program was just started by the hospital last year. I don't know if you are saying 12 months is a long time to BE in a new grad program, of if the program itself has not been established long enough.12 months!? That's an awful long time for a nursing orientation/residency, girlfriend!
- Sep 5, '09 by holleritupgreat info! thanks
- Sep 5, '09 by smn2010inova health system in northern virginia has several nurse residency program. there are about 6 hospitals plus other facilities (heart & vascular institute, emergency centers, urgent care centers, etc.) within this system and each, individual, hospital maintains their own nurse residency program. the icu program is 18 months long at one of their hospitals!!!
for those that think a 12-month residency program is too long, you may want to review the information/research provided by the aanc/uhc (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/education/nurseresidency.htm) to see what the program consists of. it can't be completed in a mere 12 weeks, like most hospitals. many hospitals do not participate in the aanc/uhc program; but they have created their own based upon what the aacn/uhc established. the hospitals that are participating in the program must adhere to the aanc/uhc guideline; but the hospitals that have created their own program are even better for new grads.
some hospitals allow the new grads to rotate to through all of their departments during the 12-month program. the new grad spends a week on basic new employee orientation followed by several weeks in the classroom (skills lab, ekg/ecg training, central lines/ivs, etc.). once you pass your classes you then spend 2-3 months in each area/department (med/surg, peds, l&d, icu, etc.). the new grad gets to identify their top 3 or 4 areas of interest then rotates to those departments. if the new grad determines that the area they are in is a good "fit", they apply to stay in that department and they no longer rotate. the remainder of their new grad program will then evolve around that one department (one-on-one preceptor, one day a week classroom, additional skills labs associated with the department (especially if it is a "specialty" unit), one day a month meeting with all new grads to see how everyone is doing, etc.)
for those that think 12-months is too long... 18-months is even better!!! whether your are in a 12-month or an 18-month program...by the time you end your nurse residency program you are no longer "green." you are not thrown out to the wolves--alone. you are definitely "comfortable" being on the floor, your self esteem has not been damaged, you are confident, etc. i would take a well organized 12 or 18-month nurse residency program over a 12-week, 4 month "orientation/preceptorship" any day without hesitation!!!
if you are accepted into a new grad rn residency program....enjoy and gain as much knowledge/experience as you can!!!
- Sep 17, '09 by IrynaHi ! am looking for the RN residency program in seattle( WA) and area .. so far no success ... I am not gonna give up but slowly loosing my hope ... looks like many hospitals shut down that program( Evergreen Hospital , Northwest hospital) and other ones have limited space( UW Medicine , Providence ). Thinking to start looking outside of the state
- Sep 17, '09 by rigsdoes the RN Residency accept foreign grads? i graduated, march 2008. just passed the nclex this month.
- Sep 18, '09 by MissBrittanyRNI agree that 12 months is not too long. I am a new grad, and call me insecure (because I am to a point) but I will gladly take all of the training possible to be the best nurse that I can be, to protect my patients and my license.