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Nurse Residency Program

Transition to practice with Ochsner LSU Health's Nurse Residency program

Our Nurse Residency Program

The Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program™ is designed to empower newly licensed nurses as they successfully transition into clinical practice by bridging the gap between the classroom and real-life nursing. The residency program prepares nurses with reflective practice skills delivered via in-person and virtual interactions.

Ochsner LSU Health’s Nurse Residency program supports nurses through every step with program mentors who help celebrate wins and navigate through any challenges in the transition to practice!

Who should apply?

  • New graduate RNs and LPNs
  • Less than 6 months of experience

Monthly session with peer group topics include:

  • Care Coordination & Resource Delegation
  • Conflict Resolution & Interprofessional
  • Communication Cultural Competence & Patient Family Teaching
  • End of Life Care & Ethical Decision Making
  • Health Equity
  • Infection Prevention
  • Managing the Change in Patient Condition
  • Pain Management & Medication Administration
  • Professional Development
  • Skin Integrity & Wound Management
  • Stress Management & Self-Care

Apply Now!

We invite you to apply to Ochsner LSU Health's nurse residency program and start your nursing career with support!

RN Residency LPN Residency