Health Care Professions: Theories and Issues


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Health Care Professions: Theories and Issues
, L. & Augustus, L. (2009). Applying Benner’s model to psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner self-ratings of role competence. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses’ Association, 15(2), 126-138.
This article is a report on a cross-sectional survey of how 130 psychiatric nurse practitioners view their role competence. It was found that perceptions of competence changed greatly from the time of career entry to the point when extensive practice is gained. The thesis is that self-perceptions of role competence change progressively over time and become much greater as practice is accumulated. The first theme is that competence needs to be explored through seven domains such as...
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