Featured ArticlesA CRISIS in Critical ThinkingDEL BUENO, DOROTHYAuthor Information About the AuthorDorothy del Bueno, EdD, RN, is senior consultant, Performance Management Services, Inc., Tustin, California. For more information, visitwww.pmsi-pbds.com. Nursing Education Perspectives: September-October 2005 - Volume 26 - Issue 5 - p 278-282 Buy Abstract Aggregate results for competency assessment of new registered nurses using the Performance Based Development System indicate that most new graduates do not meet expectations for entry-level clinical judgment ability. This article discusses implications for nursing education and offers recommendations for developing clinical judgment in nursing students. Copyright 2005 by National League for Nursing, Inc.