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Cover image for lecture: Wright's Competency Model in Practice

Lecture Overview

In this lecture, Donna Wright emphasises the importance of a supportive environment for successful competency assessment. Watch this session to find out about about the competency continuum and where the best place to start competency assessment may be in your organisation, as she delves into the methods of verification for competencies.


Portrait of Donna Wright
Donna Wright

Ms. Wright is a professional development specialist with Creative Healthcare Management in Minneapolis, MN. Donna has worked with many health care organizations to help them create meaningful, effective programs that support staff development and competency assessment for all departments. She is the author of the book, The Ultimate Guide to Competency Assessment in Healthcare – which has been translated into Japanese, and is being used throughout Japan. Her most recent publication is The Competency Assessment Field Guide. She is also one of the co-authors of the national award winning book, Relationship-based care: A model for transforming practice. Donna received her Masters Degree in nursing education from the University of Minnesota. She has worked in both staff and leadership roles. Her experiences have taken her to a variety of health care settings including rural Africa. Donna is a member and past president of the Association for Nursing Professional Development and is a recipient of their “Promoting Excellence in Consultation” award. Donna is known for her energy and refreshing approach to education and learning. See Educator Profile


6 Total Rating(s)
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Dallas Coutts
20 Mar 2020

This was a wonderful, cheery and engaging lecture. Great for managers but also shows us regular RN , how much we know without knowing it. A great theory and prac component to add to your CPD.

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Bev Brown
10 Mar 2020

Excellent as always

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maryanne chandler
08 Feb 2020

This is a great resource easy to listen to and wonderfully educational

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bronwyn ann beecroft
27 Jan 2020

Well presented by an experienced educator.