Marion Leach Lewis is a clinical nurse III and afonner ed-ucation specialist, Amy Govoni is a clinical nurse special-ist, Yvonne Camp is a clinical nurse III, Linda Pierce is a clinical nurse specialist, and Judith Salter is a clinical nurse specialist at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland.
Competency-Based Nursing in a Rehabilitation Setting
Article first published online: 3 SEP 2012
1993 Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
Volume 18, Issue 4, pages 221–225, July-August 1993
How to Cite
Lewis, M. L., Govoni, A., Camp, Y., Pierce, L. L. and Salter, J. (1993), Competency-Based Nursing in a Rehabilitation Setting. Rehabilitation Nursing, 18: 221–225. doi: 10.1002/j.2048-7940.1993.tb00758.x
- Issue published online: 3 SEP 2012
- Article first published online: 3 SEP 2012
The success of achieving a competency-based rehabilitation nursing practice is shared in this article. An education day provided a comprehensive approach to ensure that practicing staff nurses stay abreast of the knowledge and skills necessary to provide quality patient care. This article details the decision-making process, competency development, strategies, and evaluation of the competency program. Formal documentation of competency testing is an asset for follow-up and accreditation review.