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Clinical Skills

Clinical skills for competency management and nursing procedures

Integrate competency management software with evidence-based nursing skills and empower healthcare professionals to deliver exceptional patient care at the point of care while adhering to the highest practice standards.

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Put trusted guidance at nurses’ fingertips with Clinical Skills.

Boost confidence in moments that matter

  • Provides trusted guidance at the bedside to strengthen clinical confidence, enhance critical thinking, and reduce cognitive overload. 

  • Integrates into the EHR workflow via single sign-on (SSO) to save time and eliminate the need for separate logins. 

  • Personalizes content for each clinician with saved searches, favorite skills, and viewing history. Videos offer in-depth visualization of physiological mechanisms, fostering deeper understanding. 

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Drive consistent adoption of clinical standards

  • Standardizes evidence-based content across care settings, specialties, and your entire organization for consistent, high quality care, while increasing your nurses’ productivity and satisfaction. 

  • Helps all care team members perform skills consistently by linking best-practice guidance with specific hospital policies. 

  • Content meets rigorous standards and is based on current evidence from accredited sources, including leading nursing organizations. 

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Incorporate competency management and professional development

  • Earn NCPD within the competency management workflow, reinforcing your commitment to your nurses’ growth and development.

  • Connects with Elsevier’s learning and development platform and all major learning management systems and content-delivery platforms. 

  • Leverage analytics to track usage, remediate knowledge gaps, and help enhance patient care 

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"When everyone is working from the same place and using the same checklist and the same steps [with Clinical Skills], it reduces variability, improves our patient experience, and enhances the care we can provide." 


Angie Williams, BSN, RN-BC, CPN

Manager Clinical Practice & Quality at Children’s Mercy Kansas City

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Manage competency and provide consistent care among nurses, therapists and health professionals with Clinical Skills

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1 Elsevier is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation