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UCLA Department of Nursing




The Best Version of You

UCLA Health's Department of Nursing is committed to employing the most expert nursing staff. This involves remaining on the cutting-edge of knowledge and technology. Through initial and ongoing education, a team of nursing experts-including nursing management, Clinical Nurse Specialists, and unit-based educators-carefully evaluate the unit-based learning needs and competencies of staff. Structured programs, comprised of lectures, hands-on trainings and evaluations, are provided to ensure that direct care nurses are performing at the highest level necessary to provide safe and effective patient care.

All New Hires - Initial Education

Launchpad Nursing
Practice Orientation
Mandatory HR
Compliance Education
Initial General
Nursing Competencies
Initial Mandatory
Population Specific Mandatory
Education and Competencies
Mandatory Nursing
Demographics (Magnet)

Current Staff - Ongoing Education

Mandatory Ongoing Education
& HR Requirements
Population/Unit Specific
Mandatory Education
Ongoing Education Initiatives Educational Resources

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For technical support, contact Kelli Obazee at KObazee@mednet.ucla.edu

For questions, contact:
Kristine Traxler
Clinical Educator | Nurse Orientation
Department of Nursing Research & Education

Revised 9/ 2016

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