Competency-based orientation in pediatric critical care

Jill R. Neidig, Peggy Dalgas - Pelish, Debra L. Johnston, Jennifer Galligan, Eleanor Longfield, Karen Mosby, Anne Peterson

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Having recognized the need to update and modify their orientation program, a PICU nursing management team decided to develop a competency-based program. The goal was to facilitate transition of an orientee into a competent entry-level practitioner. This article outlines the procedure used to develop the initial phases: Lists of competencies, competency evaluation worksheet and performance checklists. Later, various learning options and additional evaluation methods will he explored.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)96D-96F
JournalNursing Management
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1993

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  • Leadership and Management

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    Neidig, J. R., Dalgas - Pelish, P., Johnston, D. L., Galligan, J., Longfield, E., Mosby, K., & Peterson, A. (1993). Competency-based orientation in pediatric critical care. Nursing Management, 24(5), 96D-96F.