ERIC Number: EJ634154
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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An Evaluation of the Clinical Performance of Newly Qualified Nurses: A Competency Based Assessment.
O'Connor, S. E.; Pearce, J.; Smith, R. L.; Voegeli, D.; Walton, P.
Nurse Education Today, v21 n7 p559-68 Oct 2001
Senior nurses' (n=139) expectations of 36 beginning nurses were compared with the beginners' competence ratings by their clinical preceptors. Senior nurses' expectations were lower than the actual competence demonstrated by the graduates, suggesting that assessment instruments should not be derived solely from supervisor expectations. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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