Explain The 10 Competencies In Nursing

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I believe the ten competencies were selected to give nurses a foundation. They help them navigate through all the roles and expectations a nurse interchangeable undergoes within a split second in an effortless manner; regardless of the professional nursing setting.
Two competencies that standout to my nursing practice would have to be Patient Centered Care, along with Teamwork and Collaboration. I remember when I first started out as an LPN in a long-term care facility. All the residents on my unit had to be dressed and ready for breakfast by 8AM, and by 9AM they had to be finished eating and taking their medications. Fast forward seven years later, and now resident’s medications and meal times are scheduled around residents preferred times
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