By Elyse Shelger, registered nurse at CHOC In my life before nursing, I was a soccer player. I started playing the game when I was 4 years old. It shaped my childhood and taught me more than I realized at the time. In high school, I learned from incredible coaches and teammates, and then had […]
The CHOC RN Residency Program is a 17-week program that is specifically customized to meet the requirements of the new nursing graduate to be successfully transitioned to becoming a professional pediatric nurse. Here, a recent RN Residency Program graduate pens a thank you letter to a patient she had the privilege of caring for during the RN Residency Program — one who impacted her as a nurse.
By Lisa Turni, surgical unit nurse manager, CHOC I’ve been a nurse for 18 years, but the seeds of my career were planted long before I put on my first pair of scrubs. Although I didn’t know it at the time, having surgery as a teenager would ultimately inspire my career path. Growing up, I […]
In observance of Mental Health Month, follow along for a day in the life of Madeline, a clinical nurse in CHOC’s Mental Health Inpatient Center.
A NICU nurse shares that while she learned a lot from nursing school, nothing compares to what she’s learned from the CHOC RN Residency Program.
One of my greatest takeaways from the RN Residency Program at CHOC is the fact that the smallest moments create the greatest impact.
For National Nurses Week, CHOC senior VP & chief nursing officer Melanie Patterson reflects on another year of nursing excellence.