What does CAP stand for?
CAP stands for Competency Assessment Programme
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Our nursing programme gives New Zealand Registered Nurses returning to practice after five years or more, or internationally qualified Registered Nurses, the opportunity to obtain their current practicing certificate through the competency assessment programme.
[This process is currently under review by Nursing Council of New Zealand] - letter from Nursing Council of New Zealand which invites you to complete the competency assessment programme plus curriculum vitae. Entry IELTS 7.
Description of the external competency assessment (ECA) programme.
The evaluations indicate that designing and implementing a competency-based assessment programme poses quite a challenge and demands intensive preparation and perseverance. The theoretical principles provided useful guidelines, and evaluating the programme and formulating lessons learned were vital steps towards improving the programme. The mixed composition of the research team (containing both clinical supervisors and educational researchers) was a key factor during the development and implementation phase.
The Short Course in Competency Assessment for Registered Nurses programme provides candidates with the opportunity to demonstrate competence against the Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ) Competencies for Registered Nurse Scope of Practice (2005). “Competence is the combination of skills, knowledge, attitudes, values and abilities that underpin effective performance as a nurse” (NCNZ, 2006).