Why a Nurse Residency Program?

Today’s nursing resident is tomorrow’s changemaker. Across the ever-evolving healthcare industry, registered nurses have more responsibility than ever for managing complex patient conditions and for working with professionals across a broad continuum of care. A nurse residency program provides new professionals with the knowledge, skills and support to confidently fulfill their expanding roles.

Why choose us?

Based on the Vizient® and American Association of Colleges of Nursing (Vizient/AACN) Nurse Residency Program™, our program is designed to promote quality, safety and reduce turnover rates for first-year nurses.

Program goals

All Baylor Scott & White Nurse Residency Program residents receive advanced instruction in:

  • Transitioning from entry-level nurse to competent professional
  • Development of effective clinical judgment
  • Ability to provide clinical leadership
  • Strengthening of commitment to nursing
  • Ability to incorporate research-based evidence into practice
  • Formulating individual career development plans