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Perspectives of professional competence by newly licensed, registered nurses

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Date Issued:
2008
Summary:
Professional competence is expected of all nurses in practice. Although new nurses have met the competency requirement for practice legally, opinions vary among new nurses and nurse administrators as to whether new nurses are indeed competent to practice nursing. The purpose of this phenomenological research study was to learn what new nurses think about professional competence. The research question guiding this study was, "What is professional competence from the perspective of newly licensed registered nurses?"
Title: Perspectives of professional competence by newly licensed, registered nurses.
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Name(s): Bartolone, Priscilla Dunson.
Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Electronic Thesis Or Dissertation
Date Issued: 2008
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University
Physical Form: electronic
Extent: x, 120 p. : ill. (some col.).
Language(s): English
Summary: Professional competence is expected of all nurses in practice. Although new nurses have met the competency requirement for practice legally, opinions vary among new nurses and nurse administrators as to whether new nurses are indeed competent to practice nursing. The purpose of this phenomenological research study was to learn what new nurses think about professional competence. The research question guiding this study was, "What is professional competence from the perspective of newly licensed registered nurses?"
Identifier: 317251912 (oclc), 172666 (digitool), FADT172666 (IID), fau:2842 (fedora)
Note(s): by Priscilla Dunson Bartolone.
Vita.
Thesis (D.N.S.)--Florida Atlantic University, 2008.
Includes bibliography.
Electronic reproduction. Boca Raton, Fla., 2008. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject(s): Clinical competence
Nursing -- Standards
Nursing -- Quality control
Nursing services -- Administration
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dt/172666
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Host Institution: FAU