Medical-Surgical Telemetry RN Residency

This paid residency integrates new graduate and licensed registered nurses into the acute care environment by providing in-depth education on physiology, pathophysiology, the nursing process and addresses challenges faced by new nurses.  Teaching strategies include lecture, case studies, demonstration, simulation, role playing and journaling.


  • 12 month program
  • First Three months of intensive didactic learning and skills development (16 hours per week) combined with  two 12-hour shifts on a medical-surgical or telemetry unit, rotating to different specialty units every six weeks (24 hours per work)
  • Experience in procedural areas associated with assigned units
  • Nine additional months of didactic courses (four hours per month)
  • Two year work agreement post completion of residency


New Graduate

  • New Graduate Nurse From
  • Accredited Nursing School (ADN or higher)
  • By cohort start date, will accept
  • Florida GN Permit/Authorization to Test (ATT) with confirmed date of scheduled
  • Will not accept out-of-state GN permits

Registered Nurse

  • Less than 1 year of full time RN experience (less than 2080 hours) by start date.
  • Must have graduated from Accredited Nursing School with ADN or higher degree
  • Florida RN license
  • Temporary Florida license