Implementing continued clinical competency evaluation in the emergency department

Deborah Trautman, Joan E. Watson

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6 Scopus citations


Nurse educators are challenged with the task of assuring that those who practice emergency nursing do so with competence. Yet beyond entry level competency verification, few nurse educators have implemented programs documenting continued clinical competence. In this article, the authors describe a cost-effective, practical approach to designing a competency verification program.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)41-47
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Nursing Staff Development
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)


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