The development and testing of a competency-focused psychiatric nursing clinical evaluation instrument.

@article{Bondy1997TheDA,
  title={The development and testing of a competency-focused psychiatric nursing clinical evaluation instrument.},
  author={Kathleen N. Bondy and Kym Jenkins and L Seymour and Richard K. Lancaster and Jimmy H. Ishee},
  journal={Archives of psychiatric nursing},
  year={1997},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={
          66-73
        }
}
This article presents the development of a competency-focused psychiatric clinical evaluation instrument for the junior year of a baccalaureate program. Initially, 80 competencies were identified and categorized into six subscales. Competency achievement was measured by the Bondy Criterion Matrix (1983). Pilot setting generated an overall alpha (alpha) of 0.89 with item reliabilities ranging from 0.16 to 0.95. Testing of the revised Psychiatric Nursing Performance Appraisal Instrument… CONTINUE READING

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