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DB: Communication & Interpersonal DB-08: Time Management
No. Competency Item NAC DEV COM DTE EXC
DB-08-01 Demonstrate knowledge and ability to manage time and to organize client care effectively.
  Demonstrate knowledge and ability to be able to rank the priority of client needs according to:          
  • Emergent – immediate threat to survival or safety
  • DB-08-03
  • Urgent – actual problems requiring immediate help
  • DB-08-04
  • Potential – actual or potential problems unrecognized by client or family
  • DB-08-05
  • Anticipated – anticipated problems for future.
  • DB-08-06 Demonstrate ability to prioritize the nursing assessment and interventions required to meet the identified priority needs.
    DB-08-07 Demonstrate knowledge and ability to complete nursing assessments and nursing interventions on clients with highest priority needs first.
    DB-08-08 Demonstrate ability to seek guidance and assistance if unable to provide care required in order of priority or in reasonable time.
    DB-08-09 Demonstrate flexibility, creativity, and adaptability in meeting the unexpected demands of the health setting.
    DB-08-10 Demonstrate knowledge and ability to ensure documentation on all priority areas is completed in a timely manner.
    DB-08-11 Demonstrate knowledge and ability to report findings and outcomes of priority needs on an ongoing basis.
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