By: June Levine, MSN, BSN, RN
Year Published: 2017
The Ambulatory Care Registered Nurse Residency
Program is an evidence-based resource that ambulatory care
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 care.
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, including:
• A curriculum guideline
• Competency assessment (procedural and professional) guides
• Clinical rotation guidelines
• Checklists and templates
• Simulation guides
• Preceptor and mentor tools
The Ambulatory Care RN Residency Program is an
electronic publication in PDF format that contains 11 major sections and 244
The easy-to-navigate publication features downloadable and customizable Word templates, checklists, guides, and
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
New for AAACN members! Access the RN Transition to Practice &
Residency Community, an online forum for
AAACN members to ask questions and
share implementation ideas related to the RN Residency Program.
members are welcome to join the Community. Members will have the opportunity
- Discuss evidence-based best practices related to
transition to practice and residency programs
- Discover what others have done to prepare RNs for
ambulatory care practice
- Examine barriers and challenges in implementing a
transition to practice program.
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