Transition to Practice Initiative Increases Nurse Competency and Reduces Training Costs

Transition to Practice Initiative Increases Nurse Competency and Reduces Training Costs

A hospital streamlined three programs to create a path for competent, confident nurses from school through residency.

During the COVID-19 pandemic many pre-licensure students were unable to complete their clinical rotations and experiences. This created a knowledge deficit continued among new graduate nurses transitioning into practice. Children's Health of Orange County (CHOC) addressed this challenge by developing training programs to support the pre-licensure nurse and the newly graduated nurse not yet accepted into the residency program.

This case study explores how CHOC restructured their nurse residency curriculum to implement a transition into practice course, graduate nursing program and graduate nursing residency.

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