Nurse Residency

The Professional Nurse Residency (PNR) program is designed to foster an effective transition from new graduate nurse to the role of professional nurse.  Our year-long program integrates clinical unit orientation with learning activities developed for our specialty tracks and monthly workshops.   Please click on the link below to learn more about our specialty tracks.

Critical Care
Emergency Department
Medical / Surgical
Maternal / Newborn


Program Goals

  • Relate the values of Saint Thomas Health to your nursing practice.
  • Apply standards of professional nursing practice to your individual nursing practice.
  • Develop effective clinical decision making skills to provide safe and high-quality care.
  • Develop a commitment to life-long learning through evidence-based research. 
  • Incorporate evidence-based, best nursing practices into all aspects of nursing. 
  • Become actively engaged in the advancement of nursing as a profession through pathways such as clinical ladders or specialty certification.


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