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Competency Assessment for Nursing Homes

Posted by Pam Duchene on Thu, Feb 21, 2019


Compliance • Audits/Analysis • Reimbursement/Regulatory/Rehab • Education/Efficiency

According to William Glasser, 

“No human being will work hard at anything unless they believe that they are working for competence.”

This is particularly true with healthcare.  Nurses and staff in long term care work to make a difference in the lives of those entrusted into their care.  While nursing in skilled care may not be packed with the adrenaline rush of the emergency department, it is filled with adventure and activity and an opportunity to deliver person-centered, compassionate care to those in need. 

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Topics: Core Competencies

Core Competencies for Healthcare Clinicians

Posted by Pam Duchene on Tue, Nov 14, 2017


Compliance • Audits/Analysis • Reimbursement/Regulatory • Education/Efficiency

The healthcare environment is in a state of perpetual change and as such, the skills and capabilities of those working within the healthcare system require a continual assessment of competence.  Clinicians are responsible for ensuring that they consistently meet competencies associated with professional standards.  This means that those practicing within the healthcare environment need to adopt the habits of life-long learning and accept responsibility for developing competence for areas not included within their basic educational program. 

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Topics: Core Competencies

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