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VUMC Nurse Residency Program Accreditation

VUMC PTAP Accreditation

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nurse Residency Program is accredited with distinction as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs.


  • This accreditation with distiction valadates our organizational commitment to support Nurse Residents as they 
    deliver safe, effective, quality patient care. 
  • ANCC also reconized the outstanding attributes of current and former VUMC Nurse Residents.
  • This provides an opportunity for us to improve and standarize processes across VUMC.


  • American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Practice Transition Accreditation Program (PTAP)
  • Our accreditation includes all areas where we currently send Nurse Residents 
    (Vanderbilt University Hospital, Vanderbilt Behavioral Health, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt).
  • Please see our resources* to learn a little more about our program and your place within the VUMC Nurse Residency Program.

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