Trinity Mother Frances Hospital Nurse Residency Program

Trinity Mother Frances Hospital Nurse Residency Program

Trinity Mother Frances Hospital Nurse Residency Program The TMF Nurse Residency Program is built on an evidence-based curriculum that meets national residency accreditation standards. It is designed to effectively support new graduate nurses as you transition into your first professional role as a caregiver in the acute care hospital setting. Our goal is: To improve […]

Trinity Mother Frances Hospital Nurse Residency Programgn

The TMF Nurse Residency Program is built on an evidence-based curriculum that meets national residency accreditation standards.
It is designed to effectively support new graduate nurses as you transition into your first professional role as a caregiver in the acute care hospital setting.

Our goal is:

  • To improve their ability to attract, train, and retain high-quality nurses
  • To provide recent nursing school graduates with the hands-on assistance they need to gain proficiency in their profession
  • To increase nurses’ satisfaction with their work and leverage this improvement to decrease turnover and increase commitment to the profession

 

Program Focus

Core content focuses on 3 critical areas:

LeadershipManaging resources—including staff, supplies, and services—for optimal patient care and collaborating with the interdisciplinary team

Patient Safety and Outcomes: Applying their foundational knowledge of critical, nurse-sensitive topic areas to their practice at the patient’s bedside

Professional Role: The growth and development of the nurse, both professionally and personally

Program Curriculum

Program is designed to support the new graduate nurse in:

  • Using effective decision-making skills
  • Providing clinical nursing leadership
  • Incorporating research-based evidence into practice
  • Strengthening professional commitment to nursing
  • Formulating an individual development plan

Key Features:

  • Program is one year in length
  • Layers on top of hospital and nursing orientation and specialty training courses
  • All participants partner with a school of nursing, creating a clinical and academic link
  • Core content provided in structured monthly seminars for a minimum of 4 hours
  • Systematic opportunities for access to preceptors and expert resident facilitators

Graduates of the TMF residency program:

  • Gain clinical autonomy at the point of patient care
  • Are able to incorporate research-based evidence into their practices to advance safe, high-quality nursing
  • Strengthen their commitment to nursing as a career choice