How is nursing competency assessed in your health care organization? Is a formal tool used? Is “competency” an observable function, or is it measured in another way? Using the IOM Core competencies as a guide (Rubenfeld & Scheffer (2015), p. 86), discuss your suggestions for improving quality and consistency of care through assessing nursing competency in your work environment.
Five core nursing competencies
Please support your initial discussion and opinions with at least two citations from the assigned readings, or peer-reviewed professional nursing literature.
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