Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Summer 2016 Participants Speak About Their Preceptorships

"I would definitely recommend this program to future students.  It helped me take a big step towards becoming 'the nurse.'"
Alica K., San Jose State University Nursing Student
Preceptorship in ICU at Sutter Coast Hospital, Crescent City, CA

"I had such an amazing experience at UVMC. Mary and everyone in OB were kind and always encouraging me."
Jacqueline V., Sonoma State University Nursing Student
Preceptorship in Maternity at Ukiah Valley Medical Center, Ukiah, CA

"I got the warmest welcome at St. Elizabeth and truly felt like a part of the team!  Roxann was an excellent preceptor.  I feel more prepared for the future than ever before.
Jordan J., CSU, Chico Nursing Student
Preceptorship in ED at St. Elizabeth Community Hospital, Red Bluff, CA

"Overall, I loved this program.  I started as a student and felt I ended ready to be a nurse.  I'm so encouraged to not only keep going, but finish this last year of school with confidence that I've made the right career choice."
Natalie W.,  CSU, Chico Nursing Student
Preceptorship in ED at Shasta Regional Medical Center, Redding, CA

"Now that I'm back home in Northern California and I'm reflecting back on my internship I can say that this experience has helped me become more confident in a hospital setting.  I am also braver than I thought."
Anastasia K., Butte College Nursing Student
Preceptorship in Med/Surg at Northern Inyo Hospital, Bishop, CA

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Winter 2016 Participants Speak About Their Preceptorships

"The program was well organized and I was placed in the optimal location for my educational needs.  My preceptor was extremely busy but still made time to teach."
- Maria F. , RN; (Fremont Medical Center,Yuba City, CA; Labor & Delivery, )

"Marshall was very welcoming and the staff on the Telemetry Unit helped me grow and learn a lot.  It was an amazing experience, and I now know I want to work there one day."
- Natalie K. , CSU, Chico senior (Marshall Medical Center, Placerville, CA; Telemetry Unit, )

"This program is a great opportunity for nurses to get experience working as a real nurse. The medical-surgical unit was a great place to see a wide variety of patients. "
-Christopher S., RN, New graduate (Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital, Hollister, CA Med/Surg Unit)

"I had a wonderful experience with the RCNP and I feel much more competent and confident going into my last semester at Chico State."
- Katie C., CSU, Chico senior (Oroville Hospital, Oroville, CA; ICU)

"I have encouraged many of my classmates and fellow students from other semesters to participate in this wonderful program.  I feel a lot better having this extra knowledge under my belt."
- Laura Z., Butte College senior (Enloe Medical Center, Chico, CA; Neuro-Trauma, Surgical ICU)

"The coordinator is exceptional at prompt and helpful communication.  I felt supported and encouraged by the program, even with minimal face-to-face contact."
- Jason T., Sonoma State University, senior (Sutter Lakeside Hospital, Lakeport, CA; ED)

"This program  greatly boosted my confidence...I felt like I could actually handle being a nurse!"
- Jacklyn C., CSU, Chico senior (Feather River Hospital, Paradise, CA; Maternity)