role delineation study


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role delineation study

Abbreviation: RD study
A document that describes those tasks critical for competent job performance by identifying the minimum amount of knowledge and skills required to perform job-related functions. RD study results are often used to develop certification and licensing examinations in the health professions.
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Abstract: A task force appointed by the American Board of Neuroscience Nursing conducted a role delineation study to define current practice in neuroscience nursing.
A role delineation study for the radiologist assistant, or RA, was conducted in 2004.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) announced the release of its comprehensive Role Delineation Study for seven separate nurse practitioner (NP) certifications, covering knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) for Acute Care, Adult, Family, Geriatrics, Pediatric, and Adult/Family Psychiatric and Mental Health nurse practitioners.
The tracks were added to meet needs identified through ASAE's Association Management Role Delineation Study, the first statistically valid research defining the knowledge needed and the responsibilities performed by association executives on a day-to-day basis.