Three-year validation study shows that the combined Prophecy Assessments (Behavioral, Clinical, and Situational) help hospitals improve nursing programs by guiding them in the selection of their nursing job applicants. The use of valid and reliable assessment tools is the key that allows hospitals to reduce costs, build an effective team, and improve patient care.
Wondering what constitutes a Certified Nurse? The American Nurses Credentialing Center explains that "a registered nurse (RN) license allows nurses to practice. (National Board) Certification (in their specialty) affirms advanced knowledge, skill, and practice to meet the challenges of modern nursing."
As a follow up to our previous article on How to Select a Healthcare Hiring Tool, we thought we would dive into online testing in a bit more detail. Specifically, on deciding whether or not to allow testing in proctored versus non-proctored environments.
One such article posted by EndoNurse took a different stance on the week by suggesting how
Prophecy Healthcare's Tribute to National Patient Safety
Awareness Week - March 6-12, 2011
The Healthcare Industry commonly throws around the word "validated," but rarely explains the word's importance. This article provides a definition of the tabletop word as well as the top 5 reasons staffing agencies and hospitals in the healthcare industry should use validated competency exams.
Sometimes an article comes across that you can't seem to escape the similarities between your product's mission and the suggestions posed by the author. Such was the case when we read John Commin's article for HealthLeaders Media - 5 Ways to Reduce Nursing Turnover in Year One.
Felicia Sadler, RN BSN, Prophecy Healthcare's Director of Clinical Education has been named to the 2011 Curriculum Advisory Task Force for ASHRM (American Society for Healthcare Risk Management). The Curriculum Advisory Task Force will review and provide input on design of the curriculum map to support ASHRM's educational programming.
The key to a successful start-up agency in the healthcare staffing arena is proper planning. Before jumping in and signing paperwork, investigate these five areas in some detail. After all, you only get one chance to enter the market effectively.