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Sanford Nursing Program Achieves Fully Accredited Status With Distinction

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Sanford Health’s?nurse residency program?is now?fully?accredited?with distinction.?The health system worked to earn the?honor?from the?American Nurses Credentialing Center?during?the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.?? 

Erica DeBoer, who is chief nursing officer with Sanford Health, said?the?program?enhances?training for new nurses.?? 

“The nursing residency program is powered not only by the preceptors at the bedside that are helping with those clinical skills,” DeBoer said. 

“But we have phenomenal facilitators and mentors that really help our new nurses as they onboard not just into that clinical?setting but?help them develop at their leadership skills as well as all those care standards and the evidence to deliver that quality outcome to our patients.”? 

Only 200 other nurse residency programs around the world have?earned the same accreditation.?? 

This story comes from a recent interview on SDPB's weekday radio program, "In the Moment." Listen to the full interview below.