RN Transition Program Publications

RN Transition Program Publications

Fri March 4, 2016

The Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation supported the development of seven articles on the RN Transition Program pilot, which were published in peer-reviewed journals in 2014 and 2015.  The articles highlight the role of Transition Programs in increasing the competence, confidence and employability of new graduate RNs. 

Upcoming: Public Health Nursing Workforce Symposium in May 2016

Fri February 19, 2016

The County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health, together with the California Action Coalition, HealthImpact, and the California Directors of Public Health Nursing, invite you to A Symposium between Academia & Practice: Preparing the Future Public Health Nursing Workforce.

Journal Articles Highlight Impact, Success of RN Transition Programs

Tue September 22, 2015

RN Transition Programs provide clear guidelines for preparing nurses to work in settings in which they will be needed. The programs are designed to increase newly graduated RNs’ confidence and competence, thus increasing their employability. They differ from traditional new graduate bridging programs in that they are offered through a school of nursing, which partners with one or more practice settings to provide clinical experiences. 

California Action Coalition (CA AC) Story

Wed September 2, 2015

The power of a single voice for nurses was strengthened by adding the California Action Coalition (CA AC) as a key initiative within HealthImpact. The CA AC was launched in late 2011 shortly after the release of the landmark Institute of Medicine report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health.