core competencies


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core competencies

A general term for those skills that a GP or specialist in the UK is expected to know and perform without endangering a patient. Family doctors would be expected to be competent in primary care management, patient centred-care, specific problem-solving skills, comprehensive approach to patients, community orientation, and holistic care.
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The updated competency assessments were revised to reflect the 2014 core competencies and allow public health practitioners to explore their skill levels.
This study from the Committee on Core Competencies for Federal Facilities Asset Management (Federal Facilities Council, National Research Council) considers the people and skills the federal workforce will need to manage facilities through 2020 and strategies to maintain these core competencies.
The core competencies are a valuable resource for nurse educators and have the potential to transform nursing education by inspiring excellence in nurse educator practice.
Many of the examples include training needs related to the 10 essential public health services and the core competencies of environmental health practice.
Using the model for development purposes, the core competencies can be used as a framework to develop appropriate training curricula or to assist in targeting the external resources needed for staff development.
000 level, both demonstrating the online students had a more positive self-perception of their knowledge and skills of the core competencies, which, as discussed in the methods section, are the learning outcomes of the human services curriculum.
IN THE INAUGURAL issue of his policy letter, The Secretary's Vector, Secretary of the Air Force James Roche publicly debuted an evolving construct for the Air Force's core competencies.
When the board finally realized that he lacked vital core competencies such as the patience to implement and the willingness to focus on fundraising, a vote of 'no confidence' was not far away.
It calls for the firm to evaluate employee performance in three areas: core values (workplace behavior), core competencies (business skills) and meeting goals (performance-measures win-win agreements).
Applying the concepts of strategic management at each and every step and at every one of the many job titles along this continuum will improve the value of that position to the organization without necessarily changing those activities that represent the position's core competencies.
Another possibility is a mismatch between a physician's core competencies and those required for the job.

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