Clinical competency in children’s nursing: a legal commentary

Cornock, Marc (2011). Clinical competency in children’s nursing: a legal commentary. Nursing Children and Young People, 23(10) pp. 18–19.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.7748/ncyp2011.12.23.10.18.c8833

URL: http://nursingchildrenandyoungpeople.rcnpublishing...

Abstract

Competence can be defined as having the requisite knowledge, skills,judgement, and experience to undertake a role or task. This article discusses competency and why it is important for children's nurses to consider their skills and knowledge before taking on a procedure or role.

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