Residency of Progressive Care Nursing
When you join Cone Health’s Residency of Progressive Nursing Care, you begin your career by caring for patients who face a high risk of needing more intensive care. You’ll continue your education and gain hands-on clinical experience that prepares you to work in a step-down or progressive care department.
What You’ll Learn
Learn how to monitor patients and recognize signs of instability, and build competency in the full spectrum of technologies and therapies used in modern progressive and step-down care settings.
What To Expect
As a new graduate registered nurse in the Residency of Progressive Nursing Care, you’ll participate in:
- Core classes in progressive care and intermediate-acuity nursing, with opportunities for continuing education hours
- An advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) course
- Medical simulation scenarios in our patient simulation lab
- Shadowing experienced nurses in the emergency department, eICU (virtual intensive care unit) and other areas of interest
- Direct hire and orientation to one of the levels of care areas of progressive care/intermediate care departments at The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital
Each week, you can expect to spend about 24 hours in nursing units and 12 hours participating in academy-specific activities.
After the Residency
After completing the 14 week orientation in the Residency of Progressive Care Nursing, 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 Progressive Care Nursing, contact our nursing recruitment specialists via email or at 866-266-3767, or email the residency’s nurse educator Robyn Wofford.