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Versant New Graduate RN Residency™

Transitioning New Graduates to Practice

Versant Nurse Transition Residency™

Transitioning Experienced RNs to New Clinical Practice Areas


Developing, Evaluating and Sustaining Competent RNs

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Versant Center for the Advancement of Nursing (Vcan)


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Career Opportunities


We are growing and we are hiring!  Versant is committed to developing organizations ...One Nurse at a Time®.  We want people committed to the mission, to provide solutions, and to make an impact on patient safety.  Are you ready for the challenge?


Research Collaboration


Are you interested in learning more about research? Click here to learn more about the Versant Center for the Advancement of Nursing.

Professional Services


Versant New Graduate RN Residency™

A comprehensive education and training system designed specifically to transition newly graduated registered nurses from students to safe, competent, and professional practitioners.


Versant Transition Nurse Fellowship™

Specifically designed to provide innovative training that supports critical thinking and education nurses need to meet the challenges that accompany their expanding roles as they transition into new specialties.


Versant Competencies Assessment, Acquisition and Tracking System™ (VCATS®)

An innovative web-based Competency Assessment, Acquisition & Tracking System, VCATS, is designed to provide our clients with a fluid, intuitive and easy to use competency system.

Latest News

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Congratulations to Arkansas Children's Hospital for Achieving Magnet® Recognition!

Arkansas Children's Hospital, a Versant client  serving Arkansas and surrounding areas, has recently achieved Magnet® recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  To learn more, visit  the Arkansas Children's Hospital...

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Perceptions and Recommendations for Nursing’s Future Beyond 2020

A Versant colleague, Sue Johnson, author of Nightingale's Legacy: The Evolution of American Nurse Leaders is currently working on a book investigating the IOM (2010) recommendations and The Future of...

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Versant Authors in Upcoming Leadership Text

Jean Shinners PhD, RN-BC, Executive Director Versant’s Center for the Advancement of Nursing (Vcan) is a current member of the Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD) Scope and Standards Task...

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Latest Press Releases

East Carolina University – Versant Center for the Advancement of Nursing® Nurse Scholarships

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – February 21, 2017 – The Versant Center for the Advancement of Nursing (Vcan®) is committed to demonstrating that patient and organizational outcomes are enhanced when nurses are better educated, developed, and prepared to deliver patient care.


Versant Announces New Mobile Documentation App

Versant is excited to announce the immediate release of Voyager’s Mobile Application for Competency Validation. Preceptors will now have the flexibility to document competency validation at the point of care, in real-time, from their iPhone, Android, iPad, or any tablet – anywhere, anytime. Simply search your app store for “Versant Voyager,” download the app, and get started!


Fidelity Health Care, Versant Partner in Innovative Fellowship

[DAYTON, Ohio – January 17, 2017] Five nurses are the first in Southwest Ohio to complete a rigorous fellowship through which they completed competencies specific to caring for patients in a home environment.


Continuing Nursing Education

Versant® is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


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About Versant

Versant® (pronounced VER-sent). The name Versant is derived from the word conversant, which means, “to be well informed about or thoroughly knowing” a field of expertise.