Nurse Residency Program Virtual Coordinator Training

August 9, 2022 to August 17, 2022

The NRP Virtual Coordinator Training will give participants the knowledge, information and tools needed to successfully implement the NRP within their organization and support the nurse resident in the first year of practice. Participants will also have the opportunity to network with other coordinators and learn from their experiences.

Target Audience


California Nursing

Learning Objectives

Day One – NRP Foundations for Coordinators and Stakeholders – 1.00 contact hours Nursing – 1.20 California Nursing

Explain the components of the Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program™

Identify strategies to support the successful transition of new to practice nurses into the profession

Define the benefits of the Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program™

Day Two – Curriculum and Presenter Training; Facilitator Training – 3.00 contact hours Nursing – 3.60 California Nursing

Describe the role of the content expert in the Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program™

Utilize engaging ways for applying content

Discuss strategies to support adult learning for the newly licensed nurse

Explain the various functions of the facilitator in ensuring success of the Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program™

Describe the purpose of clinical reflection time

Apply the tools needed to support a successful Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program™

Day Three – Program Evaluation and Data – 1.50 contact hours Nursing – 1.80 California Nursing

Describe the main components of an evaluation plan

Explain the evaluation tools available for the Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program™

Describe the coordinator’s responsibility in evaluating the program

Day Four – Evidence-based Practice Initiative; Encore – 2.00 contact hours Nursing – 2.40 California Nursing

Discuss strategies for continued success of Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program™

Verbalize the purpose of evidence-based practice (EBP) in the Nurse Residency Program™ (NRP)

Describe expectations of the EBP initiative

Outline components of a PICO(T) question

Define return on investment for EBP

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.50 ANCC
  • 7.50 CBRN
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/09/2022 - 1:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
08/17/2022 - 3:00pm CDT
Live via webinar
United States

Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.

Planning committee members and speaker pool:

Meg Ingram, MSN, RN
NRP Programmatic Advisor
Vizient Inc.

Evy Olson, MSN, MBA, RN
Vice President, Nursing Programs
Vizient Inc.

Angela Renkema, MPH, BSN, RN, NPD-BC, CV-BC, CPH
NRP Programmatic Advisor Director
Vizient Inc.

Vickie Adams, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
NRP Programmatic Advisor
Vizient Inc.

Dana Garcher, MS, RN
NRP Programmatic Advisor
Vizient Inc.

Megan Buckley, BA
Sr Program Manager
Vizient Inc.

Kaile Crawford, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
NRP Programmatic Advisor
Vizient, Inc.

Lindsay Ross, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, CMSRN
NRP Programmatic Advisor
Vizient Inc.


Joint Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation Statements:

This activity is designated for 7.50 contact hours.

Vizient, Inc. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP12580, for 7.50 contact hours.

Available Credit

  • 7.50 ANCC
  • 7.50 CBRN
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