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Orientation and Competency Guide

A task force has just completed revisions for the Guide that serves as a valuable resource for orienting nurses to ambulatory care as well as developing comprehensive competency assessment programs.Orientation and Competency Guide

A wide selection of age specific and specialty care topics are covered, including telehealth.

The new guide contains many enhancements:

  • updated content from the previous book with definitions, Key Tips, and examples;
  • chapters on nurse educator competencies, defining the educator's role in ambulatory care and providing guidance and tools for use in developing needed competency;
  • a toolkit for transitioning to ambulatory care with many helpful links and resources;
  • an appendix containing sample orientation and competency tools that will help you develop your own tools.

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The 2017 American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) 42nd Annual Conference will be repeating its stay at the New Orleans Marriott located on Canal Street in the French Quarter when we hold our 2017 conference in The Big Easy! Plan to join us for another fantastic education event on May 10-13, 2017 in New Orleans, LA! View the brochure.

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