The Annual Nurse Competency Checklist is a comprehensive tool used in healthcare organizations to assess and document the proficiency and competence of nurses in their clinical skills and knowledge. It serves as a structured framework that outlines the essential areas of expertise expected from nurses within a specific timeframe, usually on an annual basis. This checklist plays a pivotal role in ensuring the delivery of safe, high-quality patient care by validating nurses’ abilities to perform their assigned duties effectively.