Achieving Clarity in Evaluation of Community/Public Health Nurse Generalist Competencies through Development of a Clinical Performance Evaluation Tool

Katherine L. Kaiser, Elizabeth J. Rudolph

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Community/public health nursing practice is complex and based on interventions targeted at individuals, families, populations, and communities. Evaluating clinical practice involves a comparison of predetermined standards, such as those developed by American Nurses Association (ANA), against competencies associated with the practice of the specialty. In this study, 301 performance evaluation records from a locally developed clinical performance evaluation tool were examined for construct validity and reliability based on the ANA Standards for Community and Public Health Nursing.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)216-227
Number of pages12
JournalPublic Health Nursing
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2003



  • Community/public health nursing
  • Competencies
  • Performance evaluation
  • Standards

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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