Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program Coordinator Call - PTAP Accreditation

February 25, 2021

This presentation will provide talking points for accreditation that coordinators can bring back to their leadership as well as the standards, steps and resources that coordinators need to get started and ready their programs. The second half of the presentation is from  PTAP accredited NRP Coordinators who will be sharing tips, tools for staying organized, and experiences with accreditation. 

Target Audience


Learning Objectives

Identify the benefits of having an accredited Transition to Practice Program (TTP).
Describe the PTAP Standards for TTP programs.
Describe the process for obtaining accreditation for a TTP program.
Describe how an organization can obtain Nurse Residency Program accreditation through PTAP. 
Identify successful strategies that can be used for Nurse Residency Program accreditation.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.20 CBRN
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/25/2021 - 1:00pm CST
Event ends: 
02/25/2021 - 2:00pm 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
NRP Programmatic Advisor

Brooke McCarron
Sr. Member Support Specialist

Angela Renkema, MPH, BSN, RN, NPD-BC, RN-BC, CPH
NRP Programmatic Advisor Director

Evy Olson, MSN, MBA, RN
AVP, Nursing Programs

Megan Buckley
Program Manager, Nurse Residency Program
Shannon Hale, MHA, RN, CPHQ
NRP Programmatic Advisor

Course reviewer
Meg Ingram, MSN, RN
Vizient approved nurse planner
NRP Programmatic Advisor

Sheryl Cosme, DNP,RN-BC
Director, Practice Transition Accreditation Program (PTAP)
American Nurses Credentialing Center

Elena Cereceda, MS, BSN, RN-BC
Primary Nurse Planner/Education Specialist
Yale New Haven Health

Kelly Nicholson, PhD, MPH, RN, NEA-BC, NPD-BC
Nurse Residency Program Coordinator
Yale New Haven Health

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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