Creating a clinical development plan for acute care nurses.

  title={Creating a clinical development plan for acute care nurses.},
  author={Laura Rodr{\'i}guez},
  journal={Journal of continuing education in nursing},
  volume={23 3},
This article explores the rationale and creation of Clinical Development plans for acute care nursing staff development. The Clinical Development Plan is suggested as a method of determining the learning needs of nurses on various acute care nursing units by identifying required performance. Development is covered from novice to expert levels. Competencies are categorized into technical, interpersonal, and critical thinking skills. Such a plan is helpful for identifying ongoing training needs… CONTINUE READING