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Mission and History

With patient safety as the ultimate outcome, healthcare organizations must fundamentally transform themselves to move towards a goal of zero defects. Versant® transforms healthcare organizations by implementing an integrated competency-based system and measuring outcomes through a series of performance and process metrics.

Versant’s Competency-Based System provides partner organizations a comprehensive and systemic approach to:

      • Measuring and evaluating clinical competencies throughout each nurse’s career
      • Identifying and remediating competency gaps through further education
      • Onboarding and transitioning nurses into competent and confident practitioners
      • Transitioning experienced nurses into a new specialty area of practice
      • Tracking outcomes to demonstrate, in real time, program ROI and effectiveness

The Versant New Graduate Nurse Residency (VNGNR ) was founded in 1999 at Children's Hospital Los Angeles as a department-based capability with a focus on research and outcomes. In 2004, Versant was formed with the mission to improve patient outcomes across the entire health care industry.

Continuing Nursing Education

Versant® is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


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About Versant

Versant's focus is to fundamentally transform healthcare through an integrated competency-based system that defines, implements, and validates state of the art practices to achieve positive patient outcomes.