Competency measurements: testing convergent validity for two measures.

  title={Competency measurements: testing convergent validity for two measures.},
  author={Leanne S. Cowin and Cecily Hengstberger-Sims and Sandy C Eagar and Linda A Gregory and Sharon Andrew and John Xavier Rolley},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  volume={64 3},
AIM This paper is a report of a study to investigate whether the Australian National Competency Standards for Registered Nurses demonstrate correlations with the Finnish Nurse Competency Scale. BACKGROUND Competency assessment has become popular as a key regulatory requirement and performance indicator. The term competency, however, does not have a globally accepted definition and this has the potential to create controversy, ambiguity and confusion. Variations in meaning and definitions… CONTINUE READING

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