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Versant® is committed to a future where all health care providers will experience the proven benefits of the Versant Competency-Based System. Patient safety is our ultimate goal and ensuring every caregiver is proven competent at the point-of-care must be an essential part of a unified and structured framework within nursing education. As such, we at Versant are continually engaged in the development of new residencies and fellowships. Our most recent offering, the Versant Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Fellowship™ (VAPRNF™) was just released in January. Although we are already deep into our next development cycle, we wanted to share with you the processes involved in development of a Versant fellowship, in this case, the VAPRNF.

We are pleased to announce the Versant Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Fellowship™ is now available! The VAPRNF™ is a brand-new service offering that utilizes the Versant Competency-Based System™ to transition new primary and acute care APRNs into confident and competent practitioners.

We are pleased to announce that the Versant Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Fellowship™ (VAPRNF™) has been completed and will be made available to interested clients beginning January 25th, 2018.

When our clients ask about what makes the Versant Voyager® system so unique, we often describe how the Versant Voyager platform supports competency, performance, and outcomes. These fundamentals of our philosophy are heavily encoded into our collaborative development processes and serve as the guiding principles for the entire Voyager team.

This past July, Versant partnered with client organizations at the Association for Nurses Professional Development (ANPD) Annual Convention in New Orleans, LA.  Presentations included addressing the challenges and sharing the successes of implementing Versant transition to practice programs.

Tammy Franqueiro. MSN, RN-BC (Versant), Debbie Brown, BSN, CNRN, CCRN Alumnus (Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth) and Michelle King, MSN, RN-BC (Texas Health Resources Residency Coordinator) presented a concurrent session, "Transforming the Workforce: From Individual to Collective Competence".

Jean Shinners, PhD, RN-BC (Versant Center for the Advancement of Nursing®) and Trisha Wackler, MSN, MHA, RN (Director Clinical Education Premier Health Dayton, OH) presented the student nurse capstone program at Premier Health with their poster "Transforming Practice Transition with an Academic-Practice Partnership".

Other Versant clients shared their knowledge and success at the conference. Jessica Klaristenfeld, MSN, RN-BC and Cindy Rowlett, MSN, RN-BC (Children’s Hospital Los Angeles), with a podium presentation: Not Just for Nursing: Interprofessional Competency Validation Transformed (Ambulatory), and Earika Harris, MSN-ED, RN, CMSRN and Leanne Perry, MSN, RN-BC, RNC-MNN (Texas Health Resources) also at the podium with "Transforming the Process for Preceptor Documentation of Competency Validations".

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