Nursing Professional Development

To improve the health of our communities, we must take care of our team members first.  Our nurses are at the frontline of care.

Being a nurse at ThedaCare provides many growth and development opportunities.  Here's what makes us unique:

  • Clinical Advancement Program (CAP) - structured development program to provide career advancement to frontline nurses, in areas such as leadership, nurse education, quality/evidence-based practice, nursing in the community, etc.
  • Onsite BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP, TNCC and ALSO courses - we make cerfications easily accessible for our team members
  • Tuition reimbursement - designed to support our team members in furthering their practice/education
    • ADN to BSN initiative - ThedaCare supports RNs returning to school to receive their BSN
  • Academic partnerships - support student learning and quality improvement projects
  • Nursing excellence and recognition program - DAISY award program, as well as Exceptional Patient Care Partner Awards, are provided to recognize ThedaCare nurses for their exceptional clinical and patient care accomplishments.
  • Nurse Intern/Extern programs - gain valuable, hands-on experience before graduation from nursing school
  • Robust shared governance - allows nurses at both the system and local level to provide input and recommendations for practice changes 
  • Population Health and lifeinspired movement - improving community health and reinventing health care is at the heart of all we do
  • Growth and development throughout ThedaCare - Emergency Services/Trauma Care, Obstetrics, Medical Surgical, Intensive Care, Intermediate Care, Behavioral Health, Surgical Services, Cancer Care, Homecare, Hospice, Skilled Nursing Care, Neuro Care, Orthopedics, Bariatrics, Inpatient Rehab, Outpatient IV, Ambulatory Clinic, Diabetes Education, Wound Care, Telemetry/Cardiac, Phone Triage, and more!