News / Educational Capacity

RN Transition to Practice Program

Wed April 16, 2014

Statewide and national interest continues to grow related to RN residencies.  The April 2014 issue of Nurse Educator features an article on competence gaps among new nurse graduates and how RN Transition Programs and residencies can serve as valuable bridges.  We are pleased to have this article in print, authored by CINHC’s Program Director, Nikki West, and RN Transition Program leads in California. 

Study Shows Transition to Practice Programs Get Nurses Employed

Fri May 25, 2012

CINHC released its Evaluation Report of four San Francisco Bay Area pilot New Graduate Nurse Transition to Practice Programs, showing that the programs are making a difference in the confidence and competence of new nurse graduates and increasing their employment opportunities.

California Hospital-Based Residency Programs: Components & Success Factors

Sun March 18, 2012

Interest has grown in RN residency and transition to practice programs as a means of preparing nurses for practice.  This report provides valuable insight regarding the composition, outcomes and strategies for implementing a successful residency program. Kaiser Permanente National Patient Care Services provided a grant to CINHC to assess the value of nurse residencies and transition to practice programs in California. 

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