Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program Coordinator Call - Mentoring in the Nurse Residency Program

October 29, 2020

In the first presentation, Lauren and Roxy will present a rounding tool and process that they use to touch base with new graduates and their mentors to identify any issues as early as possible. They will highlight the benefits of the mentoring program in their organization as well as the tools that help them to be successful. 

In the second presentation, Kristina will show an online platform that she is using to track and assign mentorships. She will discuss the importance of mentorship at their organization and her struggles with keeping up with all of the mentor relationships.  She will then outline the process of creation for the online platform. She will discuss the buy in that was required and lessons learned while creating it. 

Target Audience


Learning Objectives

1.    Describe methods to improve mentorship within an organization.
2.    Identify ways to help with early recognition of residents’ strengths and weaknesses to improve program outcomes and retention.
3.    Identify an innovative strategy to mentoring.
4.    Explain instructional strategies to be used to engage learners in a live demonstration of a mentoring online platform.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.20 CBRN
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/29/2020 - 1:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
10/29/2020 - 2:00pm CDT
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.

Lauren Raynor, MS, RN
Education Specialist
Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Roxann Hurkamp, BSN, RN, CCRN-K
Education Specialist
Baltimore Medical Center

Kristina Rivera, MA, MSN, RN, NPD-BC
Nursing Professional Development Specialist
Stanford Children’s Health Lucile Packard Children’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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