By: June Levine, MSN, BSN, RN
Year Published: 2017
The Ambulatory Care
Registered Nurse Residency Program is an evidence-based resource that
facilities can use to help RNs attain the
knowledge and skills they need to practice in the ambulatory care specialty.
The program is designed
for facilities to orient new RN graduates and experienced RNs new to ambulatory
With tools and content that can be tailored, it
has everything needed for a facility to build their own program, using
a standardized and comprehensive approach,
• Competency assessment (procedural and professional) guides
• Clinical rotation guidelines
• Checklists and templates
• Simulation guides
and mentor tools
The Ambulatory Care RN
Residency Program is an electronic publication in PDF format that contains 11
major sections and 244 pages.
publication features downloadable and customizable Word templates,
checklists, guides, and forms.
Completion of the
program will allow the RN to:
• Transition from novice or advanced beginner to the next
• Develop effective decision-making skills
• Apply leadership skills
• Employ effective communication
• Develop critical reasoning and astute clinical judgement
• Work collaboratively with the health care team
• Use critical-thinking skills and patient engagement strategies
to optimize outcomes
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RN Transition To Practice & Residency
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