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Q: Is Nurse Residency my only orientation?

A: The program is in addition to unit based nursing orientation.

Q: Do I need to attend on my days off?

A: Attendance to Nurse Residency seminars is on paid time and is built into your schedule.

Q: Who is eligible?

A: If you have 6 months or less experience as a nurse.

Q: Do I still participate is Nurse Residency if I am starting as a GN?

A: Yes

Q: Is Nurse Residency Required?

A: Yes, Nurse Residency is required for those who are new to practice nurses.

Q: How do I apply?

A: You are automatically enrolled once you are hired as a new to practice nurse.

Q: Who can I contact if I have additional questions?

A: Caitlin Nye, nyec@upstate.eduor Krista Gerling, gerlingk@upstate.edu

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