A three tier competency program.


One of the complex problems facing nurse administrators and staff development educators is providing a mechanism to ensure competency of the nursing staff in specialty areas of practice. At the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, California, a staff nurse devised a program to solve this problem. One of the benefits of the program was to increase nurse retention and decrease turnover in a busy urban hospital.

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@article{Seago1993ATT, title={A three tier competency program.}, author={Jean Ann Seago and Yvonne McKenna}, journal={Journal of nursing staff development : JNSD}, year={1993}, volume={9 6}, pages={283-6} }