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  1. Tyler, Staci BSN, RN
  2. Bourbon, Erica BSN, RN
  3. Cox, Shannon ADN, RN
  4. Day, Nanci BSN, RN
  5. Fineran, Chris BSN, RN
  6. Rexford, Dena BSN, RN
  7. Rinas, Jessica BSN, RN
  8. Shumate, Kim ADN, RN
  9. Ward-Smith, Peggy PhD, RN


This descriptive study obtained survey data that explored the perception of staff nurses regarding their clinical competency, self-efficacy, and job satisfaction. The purpose of this study was to identify nursing professional development issues, data that can then be used to develop evidence-based educational programs.