New Grad Hero

RN New Grad Pathway

Are you a new graduate looking to launch your hospital nursing career in a supportive and dynamic healthcare environment? Your journey starts here with our RN New Grad Pathway program.

Program Summary

Tailored specifically for recent RN graduates or those with less than one year of post-graduation experience, Cuyuna Regional Medical Center’s program transforms your early nursing career into an extraordinary adventure. Our program offers a structured and supportive environment to facilitate the transition from academia to professional clinical practice. Over the first 12-18 months as an RN, you’ll collaborate with seasoned healthcare professionals, undergo comprehensive training, and cultivate the skills essential for success in your nursing career.

Program Components

  • Structured learning curriculum merging in-person, online, and simulation experiences.
  • Clinical preceptorship.
  • Mentorship program – paired with an experienced RN for continuous support throughout the first year.
  • Unit-specific orientation pathways customized for graduate nurses. This clinical orientation promotes progressive development in time management, clinical skills, shift organization, and independence.
  • In-service programs, education programs, and orientation.

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