Nursing Residency at Quad Cities Area Hospitals


Trinity's nurses are recognized for their commitment to providing safe, high-quality, compassionate care for the patients and families we serve.

Program Highlights

  • The UnityPoint Health – Trinity Quad Cities/Muscatine Nurse Residency Program is a research-based program that offers supplemental education and support for newly hired nurse graduates during their first year of employment as an RN.
  • The purpose of the nurse residency program is to ease the transition of the new graduate nurse to student nurse to professional nurse – supporting you professionally, emotionally and socially during your first year of nursing.
  • Our mission for nurse residency is to empower new nurses to strive for professional excellence.

Application Information

The program is offered three times a year. You will begin the residency program based on your date of hire.

  • All new graduate nurses with less than one year of clinical experience.
  • A nurse who is re-entering the nursing profession or acute care setting.
  • Complete the 12-month program.
  • Demonstrate integrity, compassion, accountability, respect and excellence throughout all interactions with other personnel.
  • The classes will be an active learning format. Classes will focus on application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of information that is directly related to your role as a front line nurse. Learning activities will include, but are not limited to: simulation, role play, discussion, small/large group work sessions, lecture and self-reflection.

To apply and learn more, contact Gina Superczynski at

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Contact the Nurse Residency Program

Gina Superczynski, MSN, RN
Manager of Clinical Quality, Process Improvement, Clinical Professional Development and Patient Experience