Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program Coordinator Call - Practice Transition Accreditation Program (PTAP) - PTAP Accreditation: One Hospital’s Journey

January 23, 2020

Monthly coordinator calls will provide information on new health care recommendations from experts in the subject matter. Other topics will include best practices for evidence-based practice, seminar implementation, program accreditation, and other topics that will help provide resources and support to nurse residency coordinators.

Target Audience


Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the benefits of having an accredited Transition to Practice Program (TTP).
  2. Describe the PTAP standards for TTP programs.
  3. Describe the process for obtaining accreditation for a TTP program.
  4. Identify successful strategies and best practices for obtaining TTP accreditation.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.20 CBRN
  • 1.00 General CE – Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
01/23/2020 - 2:00pm CST
Event ends: 
01/23/2020 - 3:00pm CST
United States

Relevant financial relationships: None of the planning committee and/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(s)
Angela Renkema, BSN, RN, RN-BC
Programmatic Advisor
Vizient Inc.


Sheri Cosme, DNP, RN-BC
Director, Practice Transition Accreditation Program (PTAP) and Nursing Skills Competency Program
American Nurses Credentialing Center

Roxann Hurkamp, BSN, RN, CCRN-K
Interim Clinical Program Manager- Nurse Residency
Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Theresa Di Seta, RN
Education Specialist- Nurse Residency Program
Greater Baltimore Medical Center

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 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
  • 1.00 General CE – Attendance
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