Creating a successful clinical extern program using a program planning logic model

J Nurses Staff Dev. 2004 May-Jun;20(3):140-4. doi: 10.1097/00124645-200405000-00007.


Creative programs, such as a clinical externship for employment of nursing students, can be successfully created using a program planning logic model. The planning, implementation, and evaluation components of a clinical extern program will be demonstrated using logic model. The use of the logic model was instrumental to the success of the program.

Publication types

  • Evaluation Study

MeSH terms

  • Attitude of Health Personnel
  • Career Choice
  • Clinical Competence / standards*
  • Hospitals, Pediatric
  • Humans
  • Models, Educational*
  • Models, Organizational
  • Nurse's Role
  • Ontario
  • Organizational Objectives
  • Outcome and Process Assessment, Health Care / organization & administration*
  • Pediatric Nursing / education*
  • Personnel Selection / organization & administration
  • Pilot Projects
  • Planning Techniques
  • Professional Autonomy
  • Program Development / methods*
  • Program Evaluation / methods*
  • Self Efficacy
  • Students, Nursing* / psychology
  • Workforce