A fireside chat on building a successful nurse residency program

Providing a safe and supportive learning environment for your new graduate nurses can boost their confidence, readiness, and satisfaction. And because your preceptors are vital to build your culture of support – 64% of nurses said their clinical experience improved due to preceptors1 – they need the right education, too.

Watch the previously recorded webinar to hear a large multisite medical center discuss the evolution and optimization of their novice nurse residency program.

Hear firsthand:

  • the challenges impacting their new graduate nurses and nursing leaders

  • the process they took to address these challenges and implement a solution

  • where the organization is now, and lessons learned

Plus, gain strategies to support your novice nurses through educated and engaged preceptors.

About the speaker

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Kandi Helminiak, RN, BSN serves as a Clinical Nurse Executive with Elsevier Clinical Solutions. In this role, she collaborates with health care systems, academic centers and physician practices to reduce variation in care, standardize practice and improve patient outcomes through the application of evidence-based decisions at the point-of-care. Prior to joining Elsevier, Kandi held several leadership roles, where she spearheaded initiatives to improve the quality of care delivered to perioperative and neurovascular patients. She then transitioned to Healthcare Software IT, helping her customers select and achieve successful adoption and optimization of their resources. She has dedicated over 28 years to her passion as a registered nurse.

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  1. David Kaniaru, Elijah Nyagena, Nebart Kathuri, Alex Chebor. Perception of Preceptor and Student Nurse Partnership on Clinical Teaching and Learning. American Journal of Nursing Science. Vol. 5, No. 4, 2016, pp. 141-145. doi: 10.11648/j.ajns.20160504.13