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Differentiated essential competencies: a view from practice.

Abstract

This article describes the results of strategies to elicit views of practicing nurses by the Texas Board of Nursing regarding competencies expected of new graduate licensed vocational nursing/LPN, associate degree/diploma, and baccalaureate nurses. The implications of these perceptions regarding the competencies expected of new graduates in Texas are considered, with questions posed for future exploration.

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  • Authors

    Sportsman S, Poster E, Curl ED, Waller P, Hooper J

    Institution

    Academic Consulting Services, Nursing and Health Professions, Elsevier Publishing, Forestburg, Texas, USA. s.sportsman@elsevier.com

    Source

    The Journal of nursing administration 42:1 2012 Jan pg 58-63

    MeSH

    Attitude of Health Personnel
    Career Mobility
    Competency-Based Education
    Curriculum
    Education, Nursing, Associate
    Education, Nursing, Baccalaureate
    Education, Nursing, Diploma Programs
    Focus Groups
    Humans
    Licensure, Nursing
    Models, Educational
    Models, Nursing
    Nursing, Practical
    Professional Autonomy
    Professional Competence
    Questionnaires
    Texas

    Pub Type(s)

    Journal Article

    Language

    eng

    PubMed ID

    22157384