Transition to Practice: Engaging, Experiencing, Empowering

Engage your new nursing practice with confidence!


“I would do this again in a heartbeat.” ~Transition to Practice participant

As a new graduate nurse, your first year of practice will likely be your toughest. With the right help, it can set the tone for confident, safe and empowering practice. The Transition to Practice course series will help you…

  • Reduce errors through proven communication strategies
  • Empower clients, families and significant others
  • Apply critical reasoning through evidence-based practice
  • Improve outcomes of care with proven processes
  • Develop clinical decision making with the help of a preceptor

This six-month, five-course program for new graduate nurses is based on NCSBN's 2011-2013 Transition to Practice research study. You will enjoy…

  • Tried-and-true content that's evidence-based
  • Best practices recommended by the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) project and the Institute of Medicine (IOM)
  • Core competencies shared by renowned nursing experts

TTP Course Highlights

Five courses - valuable new graduate nurse proficiencies

Course 1: Communication & Teamwork – Develop situational awareness that boosts productivity and prevents harm.

Course 2: Patient- & Family-centered Care – Incorporate your client’s culture, values and support network.

Course 3: Evidence-based Practice – Access, share, and implement the latest research.

Course 4: Quality Improvement – Continuously improve your outcomes of care.

Course 5: Informatics – Use technology to support your practice of nursing.

Course for Nurse Preceptors – Helping Nurses Transition to Practice: Foster the growth of new graduate nurses as a teacher, coach and protector.

View the Catalog for additional details about each course.

Invest now for long-term success

Individual courses are $40 (4.0 contact hours); save $50 by purchasing the five-course package for $150. The Preceptor course is $30 (2.0 contact hours).

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