The Homecare Nurse Academy provides a structured orientation experience that allows nurses with one year of nursing experience to transition into the pediatric home care environment. The evidence-based program is focused on recruiting and retaining quality professional nurses. Emphasis is given to role acquisition, clinical collaboration, knowledge of culture, and professional development. The curriculum is designed to enhance critical thinking skills, nurse retention, and patient outcomes. On-going supervised training and educational opportunities are provided to staff during and after academy orientation.
Homecare Academy nurses will experience a variety of adult learning methods during orientation which include: