Assessment home | Back | Types of assessment list | Avondale site


Demonstration of competence in professional practice settings
What is it: A practical demonstration set up to evaluate an individual’s ability to integrate and apply the knowledge, skills, abilities and attitudes necessary for effective performance in their professional area in the context of practice. This may lead to identification of learning needs and a plan for participation in learning activities. [ANMC]
Google search
National competency standards for the registered nurse
  • Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) - As a registered nurse, these core competency standards provide you with the framework for assessing your competence, and are used by the National Board to assess competence as part of the annual renewal of registration, to assess nurses. Universities also use the standards when developing nursing curricula, and to assess student and new graduate performance.
Nursing Competency Framework
Master of Nursing Practice -  Clinical Assessments
  • Deakin University - "Clinical assessments are a mandatory clinical hurdle requirement for specific units of the Master of Nursing Practice (Specialty Nursing Practice). Clinical assessments comprise a Clinical Performance Appraisal based on ACCCN competencies (ACCCN, 2002), and clinical competencies based on skill and knowledge acquisition deemed essential for critical care, intensive care, cardiac and emergency practice." This resource exemplifies a deep explanation of assessment and includes a rubrics on many aspects.
The Framework, Concepts and Methods of the Competency Outcomes and Performance Assessment (COPA) Model  
  • Lenburg, C. B. (1999)
    The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing (OJIN) is a peer-reviewed, online publication that addresses current topics affecting nursing practice, research, education, and the wider health care sector.
    The purpose of this article is to describe the importance of such a framework and the integration of essential concepts in developing and implementing competency outcomes
Home | Back | Copyright | Email suggestions or report issues related to this website |
Avondale College of Higher Education | CRICOS: 02731D |