[Essential professional core competencies for nurses].

  title={[Essential professional core competencies for nurses].},
  author={Yu-Chih Chen},
  journal={Hu li za zhi The journal of nursing},
  volume={57 5},
  • Yu-Chih Chen
  • Published 2010 in Hu li za zhi The journal of nursing
Core competency is vital to the nursing profession. Such helps guarantee the high quality and effectiveness of delivered care and maintains the social value and status of the nursing profession. This article introduces the definition of nursing core competency and its connotations. The core competency profile for the nursing profession embraces basic behavioral attributes as well as mastery of advanced practice skills. The former include such attributes as gentleness, willingness to serve, keen… CONTINUE READING