A guideline for competency of the critical care nurse.

  title={A guideline for competency of the critical care nurse.},
  author={Juan Scribante and Mervin E. Muller and Jeffery Lipman},
  journal={American journal of critical care : an official publication, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses},
  volume={5 3},
BACKGROUND To maintain a high standard of quality nursing care the individual critical care nurse s competencies should be determined objectively. Few international guidelines describe the qualities required by critical care nurses to function effectively in a critical care unit. These guidelines often focus only on the education and training of critical care nurses. OBJECTIVE To formulate and describe guidelines for the competency requirements of registered critical care nurses. METHOD A… CONTINUE READING