Alan & Marlene Norton Nurse Residency – ANCC Practice Transition Accreditation Program® (PTAP)
The Alan & Marlene Norton Nurse Residency Program is a 12-month transition to practice program for new graduate RNs. The program incorporates the Vizient/ANCC Nurse Residency Program data collection tools as well as incorporating ONS (Oncology Nursing Society) supplemental coursework focusing on in-depth knowledge of the care of the cancer patient.
The program begins with a structured 12-week intensive classroom and clinical curricula. The residency provides comprehensive knowledge of oncology care and fosters the development of communication, critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills, as well as fostering care and compassion for oncology patients and their families. The program also provides strategies for selfcare and stress management and promotes career planning and development with mentor support.
For more information about the program application please contact Human Resources.
Alan and Marlene Norton Nurse Residency Program is accredited with distinction as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs.
The current sites included in this accreditation with distinction designation are:
- Helford Research Hospital – City of Hope National Medical Center
- Main Medical – City of Hope National Medical Center
- Brawerman Ambulatory Clinic – City of Hope National Medical Center
- City of Hope South Bay
- City of Hope Upland
- Amini Day Hospital
- Briskin Center for Clinical Research
The current workplace settings included in this accreditation with distinction designation are:
- Critical Care