PBDS Testing Guide
These days, most hospitals are using The Performance-Based Development System Test (PBDS) as a way to evaluate clinician competency. This test evaluates a nurse’s ability to think critically in various clinical situations which focuses on three main areas:
- Critical Thinking
- Interpersonal Relationship Skills
- Technical Skills
The bulk of the test is comprised of short videos that simulate real-world clinical situations. After viewing these patient care scenes, you will be asked to write down how you would handle each scenario. Learn more about this test and sample scenarios with our study guide below.
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