Specialty Nurse Intern Program (SNIP)
This specialized training program at Duke University Hospital is for new graduate nurses interested in an Emergency Department career. It puts nurses in a structured, 26-week orientation that provides extensive clinical exposure combined with classroom lectures to help nurses better understand emergency services. A team of preceptors supports Specialty Nurse Intern Program (SNIP) trainees and engagement and support extend well beyond the formal six-month active program.
Questions can be directed to email@example.com. Generally, the program is offered three times a year in February, July and October.
Post-Acute Transitional Care @ Home (PATCH) Program
This new graduate nurse training program supports the new nurse in their first year of practice as they rotate through Home Health, Hospice, Home Infusion, and Care Coordination service lines. Nurse residents are prepared for the field of post-acute transitional care through a 50-week comprehensive training schedule while being supported by experienced preceptors, nurse educators, and managers.
The application for the July 2024 cohort is now open. Apply here. Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Generally, the PATCH program is offered twice a year with cohorts starting in February and July.
New Graduate Registered Nurse Program, Duke University Hospital-Based Clinics
This 12-week program supports new graduate nurses interested in a career within an ambulatory care setting. Upon completion of a 2-week orientation, nurses are prepared for the field of ambulatory with three four-week rotations at surgical clinics, procedural clinics, and medical clinics within Duke University Hospital’s network of ambulatory sites in Durham. Upon completion of the program, nurses are hired at one of the ambulatory clinics.
Duke Cancer Institute Outpatient Oncology New Graduate Nurse Program
This program spans 12 weeks and is designed to help new nurses begin their careers in an ambulatory oncology setting. Led by nurse educators, clinical nurse specialists, and other nurse leaders, new nurses will rotate between Duke Cancer Institute's outpatient facilities in Durham, Raleigh, and Wake County, providing hands-on patient care with rotations in infusion, radiation oncology, and other multidisciplinary clinical areas. After one week of general orientation, new nurse team members in the program will begin working on didactic and hands-on skills practice before transitioning into the patient care setting. Upon completion of the program, new nurse team members are hired at one of Duke Cancer Institute's locations.
This program is offered twice per year with cohorts starting in January and July. Questions can be directed to email@example.com.