LPN Transition to Practice Program

The LPN Transition to Practice Program is designed to meet the needs of Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) who are beginning their careers with Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  

Our program focuses on the development of clinical and communication skills, patient safety, as well as other competencies essential to successful LPN practice.  

Development is supported through both classroom and clinical experiences along with ongoing coaching and support from VUMC content experts.

Program Details

The program consists of a one-day Jumpstart class and 3 quarterly Sessions.

    • Graduates of an accredited LPN program 
    • GPNs and LPNs with less than one-year work experience as an LPN
    • GPNs and LPNs that are new to the ambulatory/clinic setting
    • To apply online, visit Work at Vanderbilt University Medical Center 
      • Use keyword search “LPN”

    LPN staff who attend VUMC’s Clinical Orientation will automatically be enrolled in the LPN Transition to Practice Program.

  • Ann Benco, MS, BSN, RN, CNOR

    Nursing Education Specialist

    LPN TTP Lead & Instructor
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    Mallory Bailey, MSN, RN, NPD-BC

    Nursing Education Specialist

    LPN TTP Instructor
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    Eugenie Cook, MSN, RN

    Nursing Education Specialist

    LPN TTP Instructor
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    Emily Good, MSN, RN

    Nursing Education Specialist

    LPN TTP Session Instructor
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    Meghan Luebbert, MSN, CPNP-PC

    Nursing Education Specialist

    LPN TTP Pediatric Content Advisor
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    Gina Sinecki, MSN, RN

    Nursing Education Specialist

    LPN TTP Instructor
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    Suzanne Duckworth, MSN, RN

    VMG Director of Clinical Education & Professional Development
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