Want to set yourself up for success? VA’s Registered Nurse Transition-To-Practice (RNTTP) Residency Program is now accepting applications! Apply to this nursing residency program to help you seamlessly transition from the classroom to real-world experience.

Are you eligible to apply?

  • First RN role and/or have less than one year of RN experience.
  • Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate state accrediting agency and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant: The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
  • Diploma, associate, baccalaureate and/or master’s degree prepared entry into practice as a registered nurse.
  • Current, full, active and unrestricted registration as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or the District of Columbia.

Learn more about the program

  • Evidence-based program to support transition into first RN position.
  • Curriculum is based on the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education’s Standards for Accreditation of Entry-to-Practice Nurse Residency Programs.
  • Comprehensive 12-month program to provide support for increasing competence and confidence.
  • Includes didactic, simulation and experiential offerings to support development of competence and confidence.
  • Preceptor to support transition from novice to advanced beginner RN.

Apply today

Ready for the next step? Apply now for the RNTTP Residency Program.

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