National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN)

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Introduction Clinical Supervision Supervision is indicated as a formal process of overlooking by a more experienced individual as the supervisor for productivity, performance and development. Large business, organization and academic training program apply supervision commonly for educational and management purpose. Within these business or academic structure, the role of supervisor includes providing guidance, affirming the quality of service and evaluating the efficiency. Administrative management and facilitating communication between departments are also the responsibilities of the supervisor in large business or organization. However, clinical supervision is usually referred to the supervision related to medical treatment with real patient …show more content…

The requirement of taking the NCLEX-RN is completing an approved nursing educational program follows the guideline and regulation established by the board of nursing (National Council of State Boards of Nursing, 2018). American Association of College of Nursing (2008) provides a framework for establishing a baccalaureate nursing program which comprises the expectation for coursework and clinical experience. Clinical experience is critical in nursing training for preparing the trainee to provide care to “a variety of patient across the lifespan and across the continuum of care” (American Association of College of Nursing, 2008, p. 33). Although the required clinical training hour is varied in each nursing program, it is essential and mandatory for all the curriculum. According to the curriculum for a four-semester Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from The University of Kansas School of Nursing, student has to have 687 hours of clinical and laboratory experience before graduation (The University of Kansas Medical Center, 2018). Students in the nursing program are required to rotate working in a variety of setting under the supervision of an experienced nurse or preceptor to develop a broad knowledge of the different population. The use of clinical supervision has been transferred from psychoanalytic culture and applied to nursing education since 1925 in the …show more content…

To apply for the CCC-SLP, the individual must have a master, doctoral or other post-baccalaureate program meets the standard of the academic institution approved by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA). Additionally, under the current requirement for CCC-SLP, at least 400 hours of supervised clinical experience (a minimum of 25 hours for observation and a minimum of 375 hours for direct contact to the client/patient) must be completed before the application (ASHA, 2018 ). According to the Certification handbook of the ASHA, an SLP program must include academic coursework and “supervised clinical experience sufficient in depth and breadth to achieve the specified knowledge and skills outcomes stipulated in Standard IV-A through IV-G and Standard V-A through V-C ”(ASHA, 2018). The expected outcome of a certification application includes but not limited to demonstrating related knowledge from the perspective of biological, neurological, acoustic, psychological, developmental, linguistic and cultural within the scope of practice, skills of prevention, assessment and intervention, knowledge of the code of ethics, knowledge of evidence-based practice

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