Novice-To-Expert Model

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In this article, the authors discuss a study used to identify complications, such as infiltration and phlebitis that can be associated with peripherally inserted vascular (PIV) therapy; due in part to a complacent health care system that can ultimately lead to detrimental outcomes. The study was directed towards medical-surgical nursing staff who agreed to a pretest, a competency-based education program, and a post-test as part of the study. A specific area being evaluated by the study is that nurses refine their clinical expertise by going through phases; and that these phases have specific components to assess their clinical experience, according to Patricia Benner’s, Novice-to-Expert Model. There are 5 levels to Benner’s model; novice, advanced
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