Air Force partners with University Hospital to ready nurses for deployment

The United States Air Force and University Hospital inaugurated a new program this month to provide newly graduated registered nurses with the tools they need to become Air Force Nurse Corps officers.

The Nurse Transition Program (NTP) provides an 11-week comprehensive training cirriculum that exposes nurses to a variety of medical and surgical inpatient settings aimed at preparing them for what they might encounter in the field.

Programs such as the NTP allow the Air Force to have clinical opportunities that are not currently available at their own facilities.

University Hospital, which is also part of the Air Force C-STARS trauma program, is the first civilian hospital to partner with the Air Force in the NTP.

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