Competency Based Nursing Education: Guide to Achieving by Dr. Marion Anema Ph.D. RN, Dr. Jan McCoy PhD RN

By Dr. Marion Anema Ph.D. RN, Dr. Jan McCoy PhD RN

The necessity for competency-based schooling (CBE) in nursing has been well-known for years. CBE presents the way to support make sure that novices are powerfuble on the finish of academic endeavors. This ebook is designed as a source for nurse educators who're liable for assorted education schemes. Authors Anema and McCoy assemble all of the components of CBE, and supply a street map to advance, enforce, and assessment competency-based methods to nursing schooling. The publication offers necessary instructions for constructing organizational options, new care supply ways, and venture making plans instruments. suggestions on functionality evaluation instruments and information assortment is usually incorporated. Key gains: Explains why CBE is required and the way it may aid increase present teaching programs offers functional directions on find out how to transition to the CBE process offers precious assistance on constructing legitimate and trustworthy checks contains severe details on info assortment and using info to ensure success of results includes perform actions on the finish of every bankruptcy to simulate real-life events

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Nurses also must have sufficient knowledge to know when their own health and welfare may be in jeopardy and have a duty to protect both themselves and others (NEPEC, 2001). 10. The NEPEC consists of organizational representatives of schools of nursing, nursing accrediting bodies, nursing specialty organizations and governmental agencies interested in promoting mass casualty education for nurses. The NEPEC facilitates the development of policies related to MCIs as they impact nursing practice, education, research, and regulation.

The need for change is based on many factors. New internal and external expectations, concerns about the effectiveness of current educational outcomes, and changes in health care environments are driving forces. Schools of nursing, professional groups, regulators, and employers have taken on the challenge of redesigning teaching and learning in their environments. The future of competency-based learning for nurses may have these features: 1. 2. 3. 4. A common model for all nurses in all roles. Regulatory initiatives should be pilot tested.

Essential competencies, based on current standards and evidence, are established. Developing valid and reliable assessments to demonstrate what graduates know and can do is the key to assure competence. CHAPTER 1 ACTIVITY You have completed reading chapter 1 and now need to consider how CBE will improve learner outcomes in your institution or organization. 1 to identify ways to implement CBE. 1 List issues/concerns related to learner outcomes in your current educational programs or courses. Identify issues/concerns in your organization or institution.

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