<b>Factors Affecting Clinical Competence of Senior Student Nurses</b> Related Learning Experience is a vital scope in nursing education. Student nurses are initially exposed to actual work situation under the supervision and guidance of a clinical instructor. This encourages competence in the clinical area, but this is not the only main concern. As student nurses are promoted to higher levels, they are introduced to competencies on leadership and management. One way to acquire these competencies is through staffing. Wherein through the direct supervision of a clinical instructor, senior student nurses are given responsibility to take part on clinical area routines and instruction. 85-89 Issue-3 Volume-1 Perlin Zellaine Tabale- Licas