Selecting examinable nursing core competencies: a Delphi project

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dc.contributor.author Lock, Linette en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:34:21Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T03:34:21Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2010005434 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Lock Linette 2011, 'Selecting examinable nursing core competencies: a Delphi project', Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., vol. 58, pp. 347-353. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0020-8132 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/18552
dc.description.abstract Aim: To establish a set of core competencies that could be practically examined in a pre-registration practical examination for Indonesian candidates completing their pre-service education. Background: Indonesia is planning to institute a register for nurses to ensure a minimum standard of safe practice for new nurses completing their pre-service education. A proposed route to registration includes the practical examination of a minimum set of core competencies. This Delphi project aimed to reduce 192 existing standard competencies to an examinable group of 12 core competences that all nurses registering in Indonesia must meet. Method: A modified Delphi method was used by 12 expert Indonesian nurses and a facilitator to determine which standard competencies should be considered core. Results: Five Delphi rounds were used. One hundred and ninety-two standard competencies were reduced to a core set of 12. Selected competencies are assessable in a practical examination and can be used to determine a minimum level of safe practice for all nurses seeking to register at the completion of their pre-service education. Conclusion: The expert panel met the project aim and provided a set of examinable competencies/activities that they consider will demonstrate the fundamental safety of new registered nurses. The subsequent responsibility for setting up a register for nurses in Indonesia now rests with the Indonesian Ministry of Health. The Indonesian National Nursing Association is working with the Ministry of Health to determine the route and criteria for registration in order to establish a common level of competence for nurses across the country exiting their pre-service education. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1466-7657.2011.00886.x en_US
dc.title Selecting examinable nursing core competencies: a Delphi project en_US
dc.parent International Nursing Review en_US
dc.journal.volume 58 en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation United Kingdom en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 347 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 353 en_US
dc.cauo.name FOH.Faculty of Health en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 111000 en_US
dc.personcode 879931 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Nursing en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Competency Assessment, Essential Competencies, Indonesia, Nursing, Regulation en_US
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dc.staffid 879931 en_US


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