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Novice to Expert - CE556
Novice to Expert
Through the Stages to Success in Nursing

CE556 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Rosalinda Alfaro-LeFevre, MSN, RN, ANEF and Maureen Habel, MA, RN and Cynthia Saver, MS, RN
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The goal of this program is to help nurses to use Benner's novice-to-expert model to coach nurses through various stages of competency development. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe Patricia Benner’s five stages of moving from novice to expert
  • Discuss why it’s important to help nurses on their journey from novice to expert
  • Identify strategies nurses can use to support one another as they develop competency in handling various clinical situations.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 7/22/2018

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