Nurse Residency Program - Cohort 1: Oct 2021 - Sept 2022
Event Starts: 10/26/2021
Event Ends: 9/27/2022
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Leadership Residency Program
October 2021 –September 2022
RWHC Office & Training Center
880 Independence Lane
Sauk City, WI 53583
Registration deadline is August 30
$1,700 for first nurse,
$850 for each additional nurse
$2,040 for first nurse,
$1,020 for each additional nurse
Space is limited, so please register early.
PLEASE NOTE: The program fee is NON-refundable.Do not send payment; RWHC will invoice your organization.
The RWHC Nurse Residency Program is a twelve-month structured program offering support for the nurse graduate through monthly learning days and the support of an experienced nurse, a Clinical Coach.
Erin Smital, RN, Nursing Professional Development Educator, Nurse Residency Coordinator, RWHC
The goals of the program are to help the nurse resident:
- Transition successfully to a competent practitioner
- Enhance his/her ability to provide quality, evidence-based care
- Advance critical thinking ability
- Improve skills in clinical decision-making
- Commit to life-long learning
- Engage in a clinical nurse leadership role
Nurse Resident Eligibility Requirements
In order to be eligible for this program, the nurse resident needs to:
*These are negotiable.
- Have graduated within the last two years or are returning to active practice*
- Have passed the NCLEX and be licensed in Wisconsin*
Nurse residents are expected to:
Click here to view Nurse Resideny Program Overview.
- Attend all monthly learning sessions
- Arrange schedule to avoid working night shift immediately prior to session
- Complete preparatory work for the monthly learning sessions
- Be engaged in the learning process
"RWHC is the reason that I am still in nursing. My first year out of nursing school I was lucky enough to attend the Nurse Residency program. While nurse residency helped with the day to day stress of taking your knowledge and actually applying it to real patients without supervision, for me it was so much more. It was a place to laugh, a place to commiserate, a place to cry and a place to feel safe with people who were going through the same things I was. Thank you RWHC for offering this wonderful program."
-- Nikki S., Nurse Residency Participant
“The Nurse Residency program takes the overwhelming amount of information you get in nursing school and ties it all together based on things you are experiencing every day at your work place. It is a wonderful learning environment that fosters effective interdisciplinary communication and encourages you to question you and your workplaces practices. I would recommend this program to not only nurses who are just starting their practices, but also those who have been practicing for years as it provides information that is applicable to every ’level’ of nurse."
-- Jessica M., Nurse Residency Participant
"Critical thinking is something that new nurses struggle with and develop over time. This program helps develop these skills in a number of different areas throughout the time of the program. Nurses that have gone through this program seem to have a better sense of critical thinking upon completion."
-- Heidi S., Clinical Educator
"What I valued about the Nurse Residency Program was a safe place to share both struggles and successes that I was experiencing as a new nurse. I was able to learn from my peers as they shared their experiences as well. I learned how to stand up for myself and to own my own actions, and to deal with workplace conflicts in a positive way. Those are things that are not taught in school and are valuable tools that I took with me into my career as a new nurse. I would highly recommend the Nurse Residency Program to every new nurse."
-- Tammy T., Nurse Residency Participant
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