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Achievements and Competence in Nursing Professional E Portfolio

Achievements and Competence in Nursing Professional E Portfolio

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  • Develop a professional ePortfolio and resume.This is your final assessment for the course.For this assessment, you will create a professional ePortfolio and resume to showcase your achievements and competence in various areas for job search or advancement conversations.

    DEMONSTRATION OF PROFICIENCY

    By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

    • Competency 1: Lead people and processes to improve patient, systems, and population outcomes.
      • Explain how at least 2 chosen artifacts illustrate personal growth and achievements in leading people and processes to improve patient, systems, and population outcomes.
    • Competency 3: Transform processes to improve quality, enhance patient safety, and reduce the cost of care.
      • Explain how at least 2 chosen artifacts illustrate personal growth and achievements in transforming processes to improve quality, enhance patient safety, and reduce the cost of care.
    • Competency 6: Collaborate interprofessionally to improve patient and population outcomes.
      • Explain how at least 2 chosen artifacts illustrate personal growth and achievements in interprofessional collaboration to improve patient and population outcomes.
    • Competency 8: Integrate professional standards and values into practice.
      • Explain how chosen at least 2 artifacts and a professional resume illustrate personal growth and achievements in the area of integrating professional standards and values into practice.
      • Present a well-organized ePortfolio in a clear and professional manner, using correct grammar, spelling, and APA style.

    You should complete this assessment last.

    PROFESSIONAL CONTEXT

    A portfolio is a great way to for nurses to “record and provide evidence of skills, achievements, experience, development and learning, not only for themselves, but for the information and scrutiny of registration boards, employers, managers and peers” (Green, Wyllie, & Jackson, 2014, p. 8). As you collect the artifacts that best showcase your strengths, you begin to track, reflect on, and evaluate your own learning and growth over time.

    PREPARATION

    For this assessment, you will be creating a professional ePortfolio and resume to take with you after completing your program. To help you complete this assessment, review the following resources as needed:

    INSTRUCTIONS

    For this assessment, your ePortfolio will focus on showcasing your growth and accomplishments in the context of the following course competencies:

    • Competency 1: Lead people and processes to improve patient, systems, and population outcomes.
    • Competency 3: Transform processes to improve quality, enhance patient safety, and reduce the cost of care.
    • Competency 6: Collaborate interprofessionally to improve patient and population outcomes.
    • Competency 8: Integrate professional standards and values into practice.

    For each competency, complete the following in your ePortfolio:

    • Create an area in your ePortfolio for the competency and label it with the course competency number or the competency language.
    • Select the two artifacts (assessments) that you feel best showcase your accomplishments or growth relative to the competency and place them in the corresponding ePortfolio area.
    • For each competency, write 2–3 paragraphs detailing the ways in the artifacts illustrate your accomplishments or growth in the competency so reviewers can easily understand your achievements and strengths. Place this in the corresponding ePortfolio area with your chosen artifacts.

    For the Competency 8 section of your ePortfolio, include a professional resume that highlights your professional standards and values. Consult the resources in the Capella University Career Center, such as the Capella Career Center: Resume Rubric.Please study the scoring guide carefully so you will know what is needed for a distinguished score:

    • Explain how at least two chosen artifacts illustrate personal growth and achievements in the area of leading people and processes to improve patient, systems, and population outcomes.
    • Explain how at least two chosen artifacts illustrate personal growth and achievements in the area of transforming processes to improve quality, enhance patient safety, and reduce the cost of care
    • Explain how at least two chosen artifacts illustrate personal growth and achievements in interprofessional collaboration to improve patient and population outcomes.
    • Explain how at last two chosen artifacts and a professional resume illustrate personal growth and achievements in the area of integrating professional standards and values into practice.
    • Communicate ePortfolio in a clear and well-organized manner, using correct grammar and spelling.

    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

    • APA formatting: Make sure that in-text citations and reference list follow current APA style. Refer to the APA Module as needed.
    Reference

    Green, J., Wyllie, A., & Jackson, D. (2014). Electronic portfolios in nursing education: A review of the literature. Nurse Education in Practice14(1), 4–8.

Professional ePortfolio Scoring Guide

CRITERIA NON-PERFORMANCE BASIC PROFICIENT DISTINGUISHED
Explain how at least 2 chosen artifacts reflect personal growth and achievements in leading people and processes to improve patient, systems, and population outcomes. Does not identify artifacts related to leading people and processes to improve patient, systems, and population outcomes. Identifies artifacts related to leading people and processes to improve patient, systems, and population outcomes, but does not fully explain how the artifacts reflect personal growth and achievements. Explains how at least 2 chosen artifacts reflect personal growth and achievements in leading people and processes to improve patient, systems, and population outcomes. Explains how at least 2 chosen artifacts reflect personal growth and achievements in leading people and processes to improve patient, systems, and population outcomes, including a rationale for the choice of the artifacts.
Explain how at least 2 chosen artifacts reflect personal growth and achievements in transforming processes to improve quality, enhance patient safety, and reduce the cost of care. Does not identify artifacts related to transforming processes to improve quality, enhance patient safety, and reduce the cost of care. Identifies artifacts related to transforming processes to improve quality, enhance patient safety, and reduce the cost of care, but does not fully explain how the artifacts reflect personal growth and achievements. Explains how at least 2 chosen artifacts reflect personal growth and achievements in transforming processes to improve quality, enhance patient safety, and reduce the cost of care. Explains how at least 2 chosen artifacts reflect personal growth and achievements in transforming processes to improve quality, enhance patient safety, and reduce the cost of care, including a rationale for the choice of artifacts.
Explain how at least 2 chosen artifacts reflect personal growth and achievements in interprofessional collaboration to improve patient and population outcomes. Does not identify artifacts related to collaborating interprofessionally to improve patient and population outcomes. Identifies artifacts related to collaborating interprofessionally to improve patient and population outcomes, but does not does not fully explain how the artifacts reflect personal growth and achievements. Explains how at least 2 chosen artifacts reflect personal growth and achievements in interprofessional collaboration to improve patient and population outcomes. Explains how at least 2 chosen artifacts reflect personal growth and achievements in interprofessional collaboration to improve patient and population outcomes, including why the presented artifacts were chosen.
Explain how at least 2 chosen artifacts reflect personal growth and achievements in integrating professional standards and values into practice. Does not identify artifacts related to integrating professional standards and values into practice. Identifies artifacts related to integrating professional standards and values into practice, but does not thoroughly explain how the artifacts illustrate personal growth and achievements. Explains how at least 2 chosen artifacts reflect personal growth and achievements in interprofessional collaboration to improve patient and population outcomes. Explains how at least 2 chosen artifacts and a professional resume reflect personal growth and achievements in interprofessional collaboration to improve patient and population outcomes, including a rationale for the choice of the presented artifacts.
Communicate ePortfolio in a clear and well-organized manner, using correct grammar and spelling. Does not communicate ePortfolio in a clear and well-organized manner, using correct grammar and spelling. Communicates ePortfolio with poor organization and/or errors in grammar and spelling. Communicates ePortfolio in a clear and well-organized manner, using correct grammar and spelling. Communicates ePortfolio in a professional, well-organized manner, using flawless grammar and spelling.

 

 

Resources:

 

Portfolios

 

 

 

·         Writing Resources

Refer to the writing resources in the NHS Learner Support Lab, linked in the courseroom navigation menu, as you prepare your assessment.

APA Style and Format

The Writing Center’s APA Module can help you cite your references in correct APA style and format.

Library Resources

ePortfolio

  • Refer to the Campus ePortfoliopage for help planning and organizing your portfolio submission.

 

NURS 4900 FP Assessment 5 Introduction Script

Assessment Five:  Professional ePortfolio  

 

Welcome to your final assessment.  In this assessment you will be using the Pathbrite ePortfolio link in your course room to create your own professional electronic portfolio. What is so wonderful about this assessment is that you will be able to take this link with you, after you graduate, to show future employers as you apply for new jobs or promotions.

 

The professional ePortfolio showcases your growth and achievement over the course of your BSN program. It is a tool to help you advance in your career, and a means to consider the next step in your career journey. By developing your ePortfolio, you can come to a better understanding of your accomplishments and illustrate your own professional standards and values. A well-crafted ePortfolio can be a differentiator in job searches and when advocating for new career opportunities or promotions.

 

For his assessment, your ePortfolio will focus on showcasing your growth and accomplishments in the following course competencies:

Competency 1: Lead people and processes to improve patient, systems, and population outcomes.
Competency 3: Transform processes to improve quality, enhance patient safety, and reduce the cost of care.

Competency 6: Collaborate interprofessionally to improve patient and population outcomes. Competency 8: Integrate professional standards and values into practice.

For each competency, complete the following in your ePortfolio:

Create an area in your ePortfolio for the competency. Select the two artifacts (assessment, video, awards, memberships or any other items from your past and current professional career) that you feel best showcases your accomplishments or growth in terms of the competency and place it in the corresponding ePortfolio area. Write a 2–3 paragraph explanation detailing how your chosen artifacts demonstrate your accomplishments or growth of the competency. This should help viewers, such as employers or interviewers, understand your achievements and strengths. Place this in the corresponding ePortfolio area with your chosen artifacts.

For the Competency 8 section of your ePortfolio, you will also be required to include a professional resume that showcases your professional standards and values (including an update to the education section for completing your BSN program!)Achievements and Competence in Nursing Professional E Portfolio

 

Please remember to make your ePortfolio public so it can be reviewed and assessed.Achievements and Competence in Nursing Professional E Portfolio

 

Please study the scoring guide carefully so you will know what is needed for a distinguished score.

 

You have three opportunities to complete this assessment to achieve a basic or above on all scoring guide criteria.

 

I am looking forward to viewing your ePortolio!  Dr. _________________________