nurs 6600 Assignment 1: Practicum Professional Experience Plan (PPEP)

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Master of Science in Nursing

NURS 6600: Capstone Synthesis Practicum Nursing Informatics and Leadership & Management

Practicum Professional Experience Plan

Course Description

Students in this course apply the MSN curriculum experience by translating knowledge into practice through participation in professional activities and the development of a culminating project. Students apply theory, principles, and concepts related to their area of specialization in order to enhance nursing practice and promote positive social change. Note: This course requires a minimum of 144 practicum hours. *

*Note: Students enrolled in the Nursing Informatics specialization will have already completed 72 hours of a practicum experience in NURS 6431. This course provides an additional 144 practicum hours.

Complete each section below.

Section 1: Quarter/Term/Year and Contact Information

Quarter/Term/Year: Fall/2018

Student Contact Information

Preceptor Contact Information

Name: Ms. Jill Smith, RN, MSN

Organization: Anywhere Medical Center

Street Address: 9988 Anywhere Road

City, State, Zip: Anywhere, MD, 21044

Work Phone: XXX.XXX.XXXX

Cell Phone: XXX.XXX.XXXX

Fax: XXX.XXX.XXXX

E-mail: [email protected]

Section 2: Practicum Professional Development Objectives

Refer to the instructions in Week 1 to create practicum professional development objectives that meet the requirements for this course.

Objective 1: Analyze three common barriers to effective communication, then compare and contrast two effective resolution strategies as defined in evidence-based literature.

Objective 2: Contrast units that have success with retention and recruitment of novice nursing staff and those who have high turnover; identifying factors of influence and comparing to peer reviewed literature.

Objective 3: Develop and prioritize a one-month productivity expense report that will be used to budget upcoming expenditures and incorporate a balanced unit financial statement in accordance with previous budgets and evidence based literature.

Section 3: Projected Timeline/Schedule

Estimate how many hours you expect to work on your practicum each week. Per the practicum guidelines, you may use half your hours for professional development and up to half for your Practicum Project (i.e., 72 hours to accomplish your practicum professional development objectives and 72 hours to complete your Practicum Project objectives, which you will establish later in this course).

This timeline is intended as a planning tool; your actual schedule may differ from the projections you are making now.

I intend to complete the 144 practicum hours according to the following timeline/schedule:

Number of Hours Projected for Week

Number of Weekly Hours for Professional Development

Number of Weekly Hours for Practicum Project

Week 1

7

7

0

Week 2

7

7

0

Week 3

20

7

13

Week 4

21

7

14

Week 5

14

7

7

Week 6

14

7

7

Week 7

14

9

5

Week 8

14

9

5

Week 9

14

9

5

Week 10

14

9

5

Week 11

5

5

0

Total Hours (must meet the following requirements)

144

(144 Required)

83

61

Section 4 - Signatures

Student Signature (electronic): Date:

Practicum Faculty Signature (electronic)**: Date:

** Faculty signature signifies approval of Practicum Professional Experience Plan (PPEP)

Submit your Practicum Professional Experience Plan on or before Day 7 of Week 1 for Faculty review and approval.

Once approved, you will receive a copy of the PPEP for your records. You must share an approved copy with your Preceptor. The Preceptor is not required to sign this form.

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