Requirements & Curriculum

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Nurse Residency Program

Our Nurse Residency Program provides the opportunity for professional growth as you transition from a student into your first patient care role as an Eisenhower Health RN.

Application Requirements:

  • California Registered Nurse license
  • Nursing degree completion within the prior 11 months
  • Nursing degree – BSN or MSN degree preferred
  • BLS certification from the American Heart Association

Program Length:

One (1) Year

Curriculum and Activities

  • Two-week nursing and program orientation
  • Monthly seminars – 8 hours for education, training, simulation, research, and networking
  • 9 weeks of preceptorship for inpatient residents
  • 12 weeks of preceptorship for critical care units & ED residents
  • Constructive preceptor & educator feedback & evaluation processes
  • Professional & personal goal setting
  • Community outreach
  • Shared governance participation
  • Nursing research council participation
  • Our ANCC, PTAP is an evidence-based criteria program
  • Field trip observations in inpatient & outpatient specialty areas
  • Professional organization participation
  • Pressure injury survey participation
  • Debriefing & mentorship
  • Networking & resident group collaboration
  • Collaboration & training with medical residents
  • The ANCC, PTAP has demonstrated excellence in transitioning nurses to new practice settings

If you have any questions please contact the RN Recruiter

Kate Crumpton

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