Twenty-three registered nurses from the Billings Clinic Nurse Residency program received certificates of completion during recent recognition ceremonies. The ceremony marked the nurses' completion of the one-year nurse residency program. Nurse residents also presented their year-end evidence-based practice projects.
Receiving certificates were: David Cifaldi, RN; Grace Collins, RN; Deborah Cranford, RN; Rachelle Darragh, RN; Laura Duppong, RN; Jenna Ferris, RN; Erin Fjetland, RN; Jamie Stahl, RN; Joel Folkers, RN; Jade Ganson, RN; Asha Heggen, RN; Lauren Hendrix, RN; Kelsey Jovick, RN; Dayna Madtson, RN; Mikaela Mostad, RN; Yvonne Ransom, RN; Stormy Richards, RN; Taylor Rose, RN; Karen Stucky, RN; Ryan Tierney, RN; Courtney Unruh, RN; Jodi Waller, RN; and Danelle Wooley, RN.
The nurse residency program at Billings Clinic is accredited with distinction as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
The nurse residency program at Billings Clinic helps new registered nurses bridge the gap in the transition from student to competent professional nurse over their first year of practice. The program consists of evidence-based learning strategies in a guided and supportive practice environment using experiential learning modalities such as high-fidelity simulation and case studies.