Fort Memorial Hospital
611 Sherman Avenue East
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 568-5000 | La linea de mensajes: (920) 568-5001


We are pleased to offer an extensive one-year Nurse Residency Program to newly employed Fort HealthCare nurses!

The goal of the program is to provide a supportive foundation for the novice nurse within a structured environment. Experienced staff members and leaders offer educational sessions pertaining to clinical practice, critical thinking, and advancements in the nursing profession while also creating a sense of job satisfaction, security, and organizational accountability for the new nurse.

Program Features

  • Enhance clinical competency & critical thinking skills of the new nurse
  • Develop networking and mentorship opportunities
  • Customized program to gain knowledge about the Mission of Fort HealthCare
  • Close the experience gap between nursing school and clinical practice
  • Promote professional involvement, accountability, and career guidance

Program topics

  • Ethics & regulations
  • Body system reviews
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Medication management
  • Life in the OR
  • Infection prevention
  • Responding to emergencies
  • Communication & delegation
  • Diversity of the care environment
  • Community Health & Wellness
  • Patient satisfaction
  • Financial awareness
  • Patient education
  • Pain Management
  • Physician relations
  • Core measures
  • Shared Governance
  • Living the Mission