Nursing RN Residency

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Overview of Seton's RN Residency for graduate and newly licensed registered nurses

Developed by nurses for nurses, Seton's RN Residency is a robust evidence-based program designed for the new graduate nurse to successfully bridge the gap between academic preparation and clinical practice. RN residents are guided to achieve the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for safe, quality patient care so they can become confident and competent professionals.

This multistage program provides long-term support utilizing best practice strategies to address the transition into the work place for newly licensed nurses. A network of senior nurses who act as coaches, preceptors, and facilitators support the RN Resident transition into a nursing professional in a faith-based, not-for-profit health care organization that provides person-centric care.

Seton's RN Residency includes:

Instructor-led courses courses with interactive learning strategies to build skills in:

  • Leadership
  • Professional development
  • Managing patient outcomes with current and emerging clinical guidelines and standards
  • Skills labs that include simulation to promote clinical skills and interprofessional training
  • Clinical preceptors who provide personalized bedside training
  • Group discussions between RN Residents that build a learning community of support
  • Acute Care (Med/Surg)
    • Cardiology/Telemetry
    • Medical/Surgical
    • Neurology
    • Oncology
    • Orthopedics
    • Pulmonary
    • Renal
    • Trauma Surgical Services
  • Behavioral Health
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency
  • NICU
  • Pediatric
  • Perinatal
  • Perioperative

The length of your residency will vary from 18 to 22 weeks, depending on specialty.

Contact Info
For assistance, please contact the RN Residency Office at:
(512) 324-7237
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