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Nursing Research Resources: Competency-Based Education

Explains research resources for all students in the nursing program

Competency-Based Education for Nursing

AACN Core Essentials LogoFrom the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), "Used to define quality in nursing education, the AACN Essentials outline the necessary curriculum content and expected competencies of graduates from baccalaureate, master’s, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs.

With the endorsement of the new AACN Essentials by the membership in April 2021, academic nursing is moving toward a new model and framework for nursing education using a competency-based approach."