New graduate Registered Nurses face many challenges including role transition, high performance expectations in a higher acuity setting and an increased level of accountability as it relates to nursing quality indicators. The CVPH New Nurse Residency Program provides additional support to all our newly graduated RNs in order to:

  • Provide a smooth transition from school to practice
  • Develop clinical confidence in a supportive setting
  • Promote professional involvement and growth
  • Support a healthy work environment for RNs
  • Increase RN retention


The evidence-based Nurse Residency Program consists of:

  • 40 additional hours of ongoing orientation and support over the course of one year
  • The use of our high-tech simulation lab as a key teaching strategy
  • An individualized approach based on self assessment
  • Organizational quality and safety outcome metrics


Contact Us

Stephanie Drown, RN, BSN, M.Ed, CMSRN
(518) 561-2000 ext. 5848
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