• Improve proficiency with behavior management techniques.
  • Gain exposure to pharmacological agents used as anxiolytics and pain obtundents.
  • Gain exposure to the utilization of inhalation sedation under the supervision of Oral Surgery faculty.
  • Become knowledgeable about Maine’s Prescription Drug Monitoring requirements and utilization.

PCHC's twelve-month residency is specifically focused on increasing the clinical knowledge, skills, and experience of new family nurse practitioners, providing them with a positive transitional experience from school to practice, and an opportunity to fine-tune skills under the guidance of an experienced mentor.


This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employer under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n). PCHC is a FTCA Deemed Facility.