Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program Coordinator Call - Going the Extra Mile: Two Approaches for Successful Transition

November 24, 2020

Our first presenter is showcasing a Learner Profile and 5 Phase Transition Program that they use to create a structured onboarding experience for new graduates. It outlines expectations for the new graduate as well as the preceptor and fosters a supportive transition.

Our second presenter is discussing her organization’s interprofessional education program. This presentation will outline how each discipline fits into the nurse residency program, the data and feedback from nurse residents, challenges, and successes. 

Target Audience


Learning Objectives

Discuss the importance of a customized unit orientation guide for new nurse graduate transition to independent practice
Utilize the 5-Phase Transitions guide to create a customized orientation program for your unit.
Discuss the value of including interdisciplinary colleagues in Nurse Residency education.
Identify the areas of expertise of the interdisciplinary faculty of the Nurse Residency Program.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.20 CBRN
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/24/2020 - 11:00am CST
Event ends: 
11/24/2020 - 12:00pm CST
Live via webinar
United States

Relevant financial relationships: None of the planning committee or presenters have anything to disclose.

Planning committee members
Meg Ingram, MSN, RN
Programmatic Advisor
Vizient Inc.

Angela Renkema, BSN, RN, RN-BC
Programmatic Advisor
Vizient Inc.

Katie Davis, MS-HSM, BSN, RN
Vizient Inc.

Brooke McCarron
Sr Member Support Specialist
Vizient Inc.

Evy Olson, MSN, MBA, RN
Senior Director, Nursing Programs
Vizient, Inc.

Robert Dean, DO, MBA
Senior Vice President, Performance Management
Vizient, Inc.

Course reviewer
Angela Renkema, BSN, RN, RN-BC
Programmatic Advisor
Vizient approved nurse planner
Vizient Inc.

Anthony Gonzalez, MSN, RN, CCRN-K
Director – MHS Nurse Residency Program
Memorial Healthcare System

Valarie Grumme, PHD RN CC
Director of Education
Memorial Healthcare System

Heather Lachiewicz, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNML, NE-BC, RN-BC
Education Coordinator
Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital


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 1.00 contact hours.

Vizient, Inc. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP12580, for 1.20 contact hours.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.20 CBRN
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