Research Article
Volume 2 Issue 6 - 2020
Management Based on Competence and the Professional Competencies of Nurses in the Hospital Context
Laura Andrian Leal1*, Silvia Helena Henriques1, Aline Teixeira Silva2, Nilva Maria Ribeiro1 and Daniela Sarreta Ignácio3
1General Nursing Department, University of São Paulo, Brazil
2Nursing Department, State University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
3Nursing Department, College Dr Francisco Maeda, Brazil
*Corresponding Author: Laura Andrian Leal, General Nursing Department, University of São Paulo, Brazil.
Received: February 14, 2020; Published: May 30, 2020


Objective: To reflect on management based on competence and the professional competencies of nurses in the hospital context. 

Method: This is a theoretical-reflective study conducted through search in the scientific literature and based on the authors' experiences. The study is based on two currents: “The notion of competence” and “People management based on competence and competencies of nurses”. 

Results: It was found that professional competencies are seen as knowledge, skills and attitudes that may differ in organizations and in the work situations of hospital nurses, and are essential for the quality of care. 

Final Considerations: People management based on competencies emerges as a strategy for the systematic development of teams. Particularly in the hospital context, this management can guide actions for the identification, monitoring, evaluation and improvement of professional competencies, contributing to both the development of the professionals and of the organization. 

Keywords: Nursing; Hospitals; Professional Competence; Human Resources; Organization and Administration


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Citation: Laura Andrian Leal., “Management Based on Competence and the Professional Competencies of Nurses in the Hospital Context”. EC Nursing and Healthcare 2.6 (2020): 40-46.

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