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The Value of RN Residency and Fellowship Programs for Magnet® Hospitals

Chappell, Kathy PhD, RN

Journal of Nursing Administration:
doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000000073
Departments: Magnet(R) Perspectives

This article discusses the need for accreditation of orientation transition programs for nurses and how these programs support Magnet® criteria.

Author Information

Author Affiliation: Director of Accreditation, American Nurses Credentialing Center, Silver Spring, Maryland.

The author declares no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence: Dr Chappell, American Nurses Credentialing Center, 8515 Georgia Ave, Suite 400, Silver Spring, MD 20910 (

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