For more information: New Grad Survey Report
National Coalition Launches Effort to Place 10,000 Nurses on Governing Boards by 2020
Read more! National Leaders coalition statement
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.
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.
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.