clinically competent

clin·i·cal·ly com·pe·tent

(klin'i-kăl-ē kom'pĕ-tĕnt)
Performing within the legal scope of defined practice, following standards or principles that satisfy the demands of the given situation.
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We encourage nursing colleagues and supporters to ask politicians and health Leaders for more funding for Maori health, and to realign the funding formula to recognise the real costs of providing culturally and clinically competent health care for Maori whanau.
* be clinically competent and registered with a current Annual Practicing Cerficate;
Of those 22 professional behavior themes listed in Survey 2, the following five attributes were marked as "essential" by 100% of the survey respondents: adaptable, clinically competent, communication skills, ethical, responsible, and time efficient.
Nurse educators are expected to prepare graduates of nurse practitioner programs to provide clinically competent care to diverse client populations in a variety of complex health care settings.
In another case a radiologist was deemed clinically competent to continue to practise after the wrong procedure was carried out on the wrong body part of a patient.
AMHCA believes the competency standards are critically important because they ensure that each counselor applicant--regardless of their degree and which accreditation standards they were trained under--is clinically competent to practice independently with TRICARE beneficiaries.
The results of this study clearly demonstrate that advanced clinical providers, defined in this study as nurses with an advanced degree and certification, are clinically competent individuals who can safely perform invasive procedures without an increase in complication(s) or mortality.
Associate Professor Kelvin Foong, National University of Singapore Discipline Director for Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry, adds, "NUS Faculty of Dentistry plays an important role in developing the next generation of leaders in the dental profession, and the Invisalign Foundation Medal and Prize serves as an encouragement to our postgraduate students in orthodontics to excel as clinically competent professionals.
The concept they put forth was that physicians should be scientifically, ethically, and clinically competent and should protect and promote the patient as their primary concern and motivation.
One of the biggest issues, she said, is that the "bad apples" tend to be clinically competent and have gotten away with their negative behavior for a long time, using their clinical competency as a shield against being disciplined.
* Be clinically competent in an area of nursing practice.
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