Competencies most valued by employers--Implications for master's-prepared occupational health nurses.

Pamela A. Hart, Debra K. Olson, Ann L. Fredrickson, Patricia M McGovern

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Abstract

Educational institutions seek to prepare students to compete for positions in the workplace with a competency-based education. Employers are important stakeholders in the preparation of occupational health nurses. Competencies considered most valuable by employers will affect their hiring decisions. This study identifies competencies valued by employers in the workplace.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)327-335
Number of pages9
JournalAAOHN journal : official journal of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses.
Volume54
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1 2006

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Occupational Health
Workplace
Competency-Based Education
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Students

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