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Are you struggling to retain nurses, attract top talent, and balance costs?

Create a path for new grad nurses to safely transition from students to competent and confident practitioners. Our nurse residency program is modeled around your organization’s DNA, boosting your reputation as an employer of choice.

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Our tools. Your nurse residency program.

This program includes everything you need for accreditation and requirements right out of the box with the educational scaffolding required to progress a new nurse’s knowledge, skills, attitudes, and critical thinking.

HealthStream’s award winning Nurse Residency is a 12-month program, beginning with 12+ weeks of intensive blended learning, followed by ongoing monthly sessions with a curriculum designed to build upon what the resident RN is experiencing in clinical practice.

Our Nurse Residency program includes:

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Customizable Residency toolkit that supports program success.

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Jane® leverages patented intelligence to identify gaps and personalize competency plans at scale.

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Preceptor Development combines expert thought leadership, clinical courseware, evidence-based training, and professional development courses for a comprehensive learning experience.


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The informed residency leader:

  • Cohort insights on knowledge, skills, attitudes, critical thinking & confidence
  • Individual resident competency profiles with assessment results
  • Intelligent recommendations & one-click development plans
  • Community of Practice & Template Library
  • Comprehensive implementation & optional coaching resources aligned to the five domains of PTAP®: Program Leadership, Quality Outcomes, Organizational Enculturation, Development & Design, and Practice-based Learning

The competent preceptor:

  • 5 interactive e-learning modules
  • Many videos with communication & decision-making scenarios
  • Behavioral assessment for matchmaking
  • Optional skills validation via eChecklist
  • In partnership with Sigma & based on the work of Beth Ulrich

The engaged nurse resident:

  • Evidence-based e-Learning aligned to QSEN & ANCC
  • Individualized development plans based on specialty 
  • Unlimited interprofessional CE to promote lifelong learning 
  • Community for Reflective Practice 
  • Professional ePortfolio to inspire engagement

Client Spotlight

We have really attracted the cream of the crop of nurses, who know that we have high standards.

Sherry Roberson

Director of Professional Excellence

CHRISTUS St. Michael

What we found with our data is just amazing. At the 6-month mark, our confidence scores went way up for our cohorts.

Dawn Weed

PD Specialist

San Luis Valley Health

The beauty of this program is the blended learning model. We used a combination of lectures from our internal experts, online courseware from HealthStream and its content partners, and group discussions guided by a facilitator, an educator, or one of our nurse leaders.

Michelle Hammerly

Regional Director of Education Org

CHRISTUS Southeast Texas St. Elizabeth



Of healthcare leaders believe new graduate nurses are ready


Of newly licensed nurses will leave their job within 2 years


Average, annual organizational cost due to nursing turnover

As a healthcare leader, are you…

  • Looking to validate competency and foster peer relationships?
  • Feeling uncertain about program effectiveness and knowledge application?
  • Frustrated by all of the manual work required to run your residency program?
  • Looking to bolster your residency program given the ever-changing environment?

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Enhance your Nurse Residency program with our proven tools to support the residency leader, the preceptor and the resident.

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