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NursingCAS Likert Criteria

In addition to writing a letter of recommendation, you will evaluate applicants on a number of criteria. Provide your ratings for the following criteria. 

  • Adaptability: applicant adjusts well to new situations and handles change with poise.
  • Conflict Resolution: applicant seeks constructive ways to resolve conflicts.
  • Empathy: applicant is considerate, sensitive, and tactful in response to others. 
  • Ethics: applicant displays honesty, integrity, and an understanding of moral principles.
  • Intellectual Ability: applicant has academic competence and aptitude for a nursing degree program. 
  • Integrity: applicant acts honestly and demonstrates strong moral principles.
  • Interpersonal Relations: applicant can get along well with peers and superiors.
  • Judgment: applicant displays critical thinking skills, common sense, and decisiveness. 
  • Leadership: applicant takes initiative and motivates others. 
  • Oral Communication: applicant speaks clearly with precision and accuracy, without ambiguity. 
  • Organizational Skills: applicant can manage time well, prioritize effectively, and complete assignments.
  • Professional Demeanor: applicant demonstrates respect for others.
  • Reaction to Criticism: applicant accepts constructive criticisms and seeks opportunities for improvement. 
  • Reliability: applicant is dependable, responsible, prompt, and thorough. 
  • Self-Awareness: applicant can objectively self-evaluate, manage emotions, and align behavior with values. 
  • Stress Management: applicant can deal effectively with stress and seek solutions to mitigate it.
  • Team Skills: applicant can work well with others to achieve a common goal.
  • Time Management: applicant uses time effectively and productively.
  • Written Communication: applicant's writing is precise, accurate, grammatically correct, and unambiguous.
  • Overall Evaluation: the reference's overall recommendation of the applicant.
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