Self-Assessment of Clinical Skills

Practicum Assignment 1: Self-Assessment of Clinical Skills

Assignment 2:

Practicum Assignment 1: Self-Assessment of Clinical Skills

A self-assessment is an opportunity for you to review what you have learned in the program, evaluate your clinical skills, and develop goals before exiting the NP program. For this assignment, you will complete the Risk Control Self-Assessment Checklist for Nurse Practitioners and identify your areas of strength and weakness. You also will explain how you plan to improve on these weaknesses, as well as how you plan to master clinical skills you have not obtained prior to exiting NP program.

To prepare:

Complete the Risk Control Self-Assessment Checklist for Nurse Practitioners

Review preceptor and faculty evaluations in Meditrek for all completed clinical courses

Consider your strengths and weaknesses

Review types of patients treated and clinical procedures performed

By Day 7

Write a 2- to 3-page paper that addresses the following:

Identify at least three strengths

Explain why you consider these strengths and what you can do to maintain them in your practice

Identify at least three weaknesses

Explain how you plan to address each weakness

Examine at least three clinical skills you need to obtain prior to exiting the program

Explain how you plan to master the clinical skills before exiting NP program

Analyze the history of advanced practice nurses and the emerging role of your specialty area, and discuss what contributions you plan to make to advance the nursing profession

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