Aug 2023 Nurse Residency Program Virtual Coordinator Training

August 15, 2023 to August 17, 2023

The Nurse Residency Program 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


Learning Objectives

Day One – NRP Foundations for Coordinators and Stakeholders – 1.50 contact hours Nursing – 1.50 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 – Content expert and facilitator Training: Part 1: Content expert and facilitator training: Part 2– 3.00 contact hours Nursing – 3.00 California Nursing

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

Describe how to adapt content to different care areas and learner needs

Identify engagement opportunities when presenting content

Describe the role of the facilitator in the Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program

Describe the purpose of clinical reflection time

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

Discuss how to adapt small group content to meet nurse residents’ needs

Day Three – Program evaluation and data; Evidence-based practice initiative – 2.00 contact hours Nursing – 2.00 California Nursing

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

Describe expectations of the EBP initiative

Outline components of a PICO(T) question

Define return on investment for EBP

Explain the surveys utilized in the Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program

Describe how metrics can be used to evaluate Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program

Demonstrate ways to highlight data for specific stakeholders

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 ANCC
  • 6.50 CBRN
  • 6.50 General CE – Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/15/2023 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
08/17/2023 - 2:00pm CDT

Planning committee and Faculty

Dana Garcher, MS, RN

NRP Sr. Programmatic Advisor

Vizient Inc.


Meg Ingram, MSN, RN

NRP Sr. 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

Director, Programmatic Advisory Services

Vizient Inc.


Vickie Adams, MSN, RN, NPD-BC

NRP Programmatic Advisor

Vizient Inc.


Kaile Crawford, MSN, RN, NPD-BC

NRP Sr. Programmatic Advisor

Vizient Inc.


Lindsay Ross, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, CMSRN

NRP Sr. Programmatic Advisor

Vizient Inc.


Brittany Beckmann, MSN, RN, NPD-BC

NRP Sr. Programmatic Advisor

Vizient Inc.


Identification, Mitigation, and Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

As an accredited provider of continuing education, Vizient, Inc. is dedicated to ensuring this activity presents learners with only accurate, balanced, scientifically justified recommendations, and is free from promotion, marketing, and commercial bias. In accordance with The Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all planners, faculty, and others in control of the educational content have disclosed the absence or existence of all financial relationships (of any dollar amount) with ineligible companies within the past 24 months.

It is Vizient’s policy that owners and employees of ineligible companies, and any individuals who refuse to disclose the absence or existence of financial relationships with any ineligible companies are disqualified from participating as planners or faculty.


Disclosure of Financial Relationships:

Absence of Relevant Financial Relationships

Vizient, Inc., Jointly Accredited for Interprofessional Continuing Education, defines companies to be ineligible as those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

An individual is considered to have a relevant financial relationship if the educational content an individual can control is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company.

No one in a position to control the content of this educational activity have relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.


Statement of content validity

Vizient, Inc. educational activities are intended to assist healthcare teams advance their professional responsibilities in accordance with the definition of continuing education. It is the policy of Vizient, Inc. to review and ensure that all content and recommendations for patient care within accredited CE is evidenced-based, based on current science and clinical reasoning while ensuring the content is fair and balanced. All recommendations must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, analysis, and interpretation. Vizient, Inc. does not permit accredited continuing education if it advocates for unscientific approaches to diagnosis or therapy, or if the education promotes recommendations, treatment, or manners of practicing healthcare that are determined to have risks or dangers that outweigh the benefits or are known to be ineffective in the treatment of patients.

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 Statement(s):


This activity is designated for 6.50 contact hours.


Vizient, Inc. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP12580, for 6.50 contact hours.



Vizient, Inc. will award all other healthcare professionals who successfully complete the activity a Certificate of Participation indicating the maximum credits available. Various state license boards and credentialing bodies accept certificates of participation from accredited CE activities to meet CE requirements for license renewals and re-certification. It is the responsibility of the participant to contact their state licensing board and/or certifying body for verification on credit eligibility reciprocity.

Available Credit

  • 6.50 ANCC
  • 6.50 CBRN
  • 6.50 General CE – Attendance
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