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Nurse Resident Program

The Nurse Residency Program at UF Health Central Florida is a twelve-month program designed to support nursing school graduates as they transition into their first professional nursing role. The program consists of a variety of mentorship, simulation and hands-on clinical experiences that emphasize and develop the skills necessary to become a successful part of the health care team.

Nurse residents will:

  • Develop critical thinking skills with over 80 hours of hands-on practice in a safe environment
  • Receive guidance from professional nurse preceptors
  • Participate in progress evaluations
  • Earn compensation starting on day one
  • Be supported and mentored for a full year
  • Participate in multiple cohorts throughout the year


Contact Us

Call the nurse residency coordinator today at 352.323.5845 or email