Residency of Maternal-Child Nursing
If you’re interested in spending your career caring for moms and babies, choose Cone Health’s Residency of Maternal-Child Nursing. You’ll further your education and gain the experience and skills to become an adept maternal-newborn or pediatric nurse.
What You’ll Learn
Grow your skills as a maternal-child nurse as you improve your assessment and critical-thinking skills through interactive learning strategies. You’ll also gain insight into Cone Health’s family-centered approach to pregnancy and birth care.
What To Expect
As a new graduate registered nurse in the Residency of Maternal-Child Nursing, you’ll participate in:
- Core classes in fetal monitoring, care during labor and birth, newborn care, breastfeeding support, perinatal diabetes and more, with opportunities for continuing education hours
- Neonatal Resuscitation Program™ certification
- Shadowing experienced nurses in lactation support and high-risk pregnancy care
- Clinical orientation can take place on the following units at Alamance Regional Medical Center, Women’s Hospital, and Moses Cone Hospital:
- Antepartum/high-risk pregnancy care
- Maternity admissions unit (similar to an OB-GYN emergency department)
- Birthing suites (labor and delivery)
- Mother-baby unit (postpartum)
- Newborn nursery and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
- Special Care nursery
- Pediatrics (only on Moses Cone Campus)
Expect to spend 24 to 32 hours in nursing units and four to 12 hours participating in residency-specific activities each week. Learn more about nursing residency at Cone Health.
After the Residency
After completing the 14 week orientation in the Residency of Maternal-Child , the professional development classes will start. You will continue your learning with monthly workshops and paid time away from the hospital engaging in fun and rejuvenating activities with fellow new grad nurses and a mentor leader.
For More Information
To learn more about the Residency of Maternal-Child Nursing, contact our nursing recruitment specialists via email or at 866-266-3767, or email the residency’s nurse coordinator, Lisa Maxson.