ICHS ARNP/Family Nurse Practitioner Residency Program

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The residency has 5 key components:

Precepted Continuity Clinic

2 Days Per Week In continuity clinic, the Nurse Practitioner residents develop their own patient panel while having an ICHS provider exclusively assigned to them for precepting.

Specialty Rotations

1 Day Per Week Up to 11 rotations in areas of high-volume/high burden/high-risk situation most commonly encountered in the community health center setting. Rotations may include Cardiology, Sports Medicine, Dermatology, Allergy, Hepatology/ID, Nephrology, GI, Pulmonology, Endocrinology, Neurology, Obstetrics, Women’s Health, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Newborn Care, Diabetes, Behavioral Health, school-based health, ER, and health care for other special populations.

Partnered Clinics

1 Day Per Week During partnered clinics, the Nurse Practitioner resident works as a member of a team to see patients at the delegation of the primary care providers.

Didactic Education

1 Day Per Week Formal learning sessions in a variety of complex clinical challenges most commonly encountered in community health centers. The content of the presentations is designed to correspond to the residents’ current clinical experiences.

Special Population Project

Throughout the Year Residents will have dedicated time throughout the year to do research and develop a project of interest, which will meet the needs of ICHS and the communities we serve.

Other Activities:

  • Weekly residency meetings
  • Weekly journal
  • Introduction to OB and medicine call experience
  • Community events
  • Leadership opportunities which will include quality improvement projects