213374 Why the Core Competencies are important

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 9:00 AM

Diane Downing, RN, PhD , Department of Human Services, Arlington County, Virginia, Arlington, VA
This presentation will focus on the competency review process and indicate why the Core Competencies are important.

Learning Objectives:
Explain the purpose of drafting a new set of Core Competencies.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Core Competencies Workgroup Chair and have actively participated in the development of the core competencies. I teach nursing student and have extensive experience as a presenter/panelist etc.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.