Creating Final Professional Portfolio

Creating Final Professional Portfolio
Creating Final Professional Portfolio
Creating a Final Professional Portfolio Assignment
Creating and maintaining a digital Professional Portfolio allows nursing professionals to provide employers and others with documentation quickly and easily.
In this course, you draw from your previous coursework in this Master of Science in Nursing program to develop your Professional Portfolio.
Before you begin assembling and developing your Portfolio, view the following documents, located in this week’s Learning Resources:
Student Guide to Creating a Final Professional Portfolio: This document outlines the elements that need to be included in your Portfolio, and provides instructions for clear and professional formatting.
Walden University Graduate Nursing Professional Portfolio: Foundation Requirements: This document outlines all the assignments from previous courses that must be included in your Portfolio.
Professional Portfolio Template: This document provides the structure for assembling your Portfolio. It includes the Program Outcomes Evidence Chart, which allows you to summarize your accomplishments and demonstrate how you met each program outcome. As you use this chart, consider how the learning activities in your courses supported you in meeting the Walden University and School of Nursing goals related to service, scholarship, and social change.
NURS 6600 : Creating a Final Professional Portfolio Assignment
Sample POEC Chart
FINAL PORTFOLIO
Program Outcomes Evidence Chart MSN Graduate Characteristics Individual Student Learning Outcomes (ISLOs) Course #; Learner Assessments (Evidence according to alignment of learner outcomes from syllabus chart) Student Outcome:
Service (Community/ Professional)
Student Outcome:
Scholar-Practitioner
(Scholarship/ Practice)
Student Outcome:
Social Change
LEADERS/
CHANGE AGENTS
LO1 – Synthesize organizational/ systems leadership for cost-effective specialist nursing practice that contributes to high-quality healthcare delivery, advancement of the nursing profession, and social change. NURS6110 The Nurse Leader: new perspectives on the profession. Create a professional practice environment for transformational change.
NURS6200 The nurse administrator-leading for excellence. Understand organizational culture and create change.
1. Analyzed Servant /Transformational leadership styles. Initiated Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB) which moves the decision making to bedside nurse for quality care improvement.
2. Developed a nursing strategic plan to address HCAHPs scores for patient satisfaction and positive clinical patient outcomes.
1. Enrolled in MSN program to learn more about leadership and management to be a credible and knowledgeable leader on the Senior Leadership Team. I am leading the initial phase of applying for Pathway to Excellence designation.
2. Analyzed results of Employee survey and developed action plans to address concerns. I led department head meetings to introduce accountability measures. Completed 105 hours of Lean training, became certified in Lean, and facilitate Lean projects.
1. I chaired the Student Passport (universal training for nursing students) project for Wisconsin Organization of Nurse Executives (WONE). Students can access the program on-line. It has been implemented in 2 regions.
2. Enhanced the patient safety program by proactively identifying risks and taking action. WONE is addressing fatigue management by developing a white paper for sharing with all organization.
Sample POEC Chart
FINAL PORTFOLIO
End of Program Outcomes Evidence Chart
MSN Graduate Characteristics Individual Student Learning Outcomes (ISLOs) Course #; Learner Assessments (Evidence according to alignment of learner outcomes from Syllabus chart) Student Outcome:
Service (Community/ Professional)
Student Outcome:
Scholar-Practitioner
(Scholarship/ Practice)
Student Outcome:
Social Change
LEADERS/CHANGE AGENTS
LO1—Synthesize organizational/systems leadership for cost-effective specialist nursing practice that contributes to high-quality healthcare delivery, advancement of the nursing profession, and social change.
NURS-6050
NURS-6051
NURS-6052
NURS-6053
NURS-6201
NURS-6211
NURS-6231
NURS-6241
NURS-6600
Interviewed director of the Women’s Care Center to identify opportunitites for improvement in local STD prevention efforts.
Volunteered to work at the 2014 UPMC Corporate Nurse’s Week celebration
Organized, developed, and implemented a Project in the ED at UPMC Hamot to improve sepsis care provided to patients.
Developed a Practicum Project that helped improved confort of new nurses with Death and Dying.
Implemented a Project to improve the throughput of outpatient procedure patients to help decompress the hospital during times of high census.
Successfully completed the Nurse Leader Residency program.
My ED sepsis Project saved lives and changed the entire culture of the ED. The Project data was disseminated at several conferences to be replicated by other facilities.
SCHOLAR-/EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTITIONERS
LO2—Critique evidence-based literature drawing from diverse theoretical perspectives and pertinent research to guide decision making that demonstrates best practices for specialist nursing practice in a global society.
NURS-6052
NURS-6053
NURS-6201
NURS-6231
NURS-6241
NURS-6600
Performed thorough literature reviews about best-practices on a number of topics in several of my MSN classes. Topics included sepsis, blood culture collection methods, mentoring, and nurse retention. Used research gathered for MSN to develop and implement a substantial Project to imrpove sepsis care in the ED.
Developed a Practicum Project that helped improved comfort of new nurses with Death and Dying.
Developed a Project that improved the throughput of outpatient procedure patients – referred to as OPT.
Disseminated this research in a number of conferences and venues to help others replicate the study.
Shared results of my Practicum Project with leaders in the organization.
OPT changed the outpatient procedure process to become more patient-centric, improving patient satisfaction.
PROFESSIONALS/ COLLABORATORS
LO3—Integratively assess, diagnose, plan, implement, and evaluate cost-effective healthcare strategies that reduce health disparities by patient/population advocacy for access to specialist nursing care.
NURS-6052
NURS-6053
NURS-6211
NURS-6211
NURS-6600
Helped organize a clothing drive for homeless people.
Volunteered at a health fair to educate the public and provide health screenings.
Co-chair of Practice Environment Council.
Leader of Hospital Daisy committee.
Active member of hospital Magnet committee.
Active member of housewide and systemwide sepsis committee.
Masimo representative for the hospital.
Active member of the ED trauma team.
Active member of the hospital CAUTI committee.
Assisted with the successful Magnet journey at UPMC Hamot which created positive organizational changes.
Helps organize trauma simulations, which improve trauma care provided to patients.
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATORS
LO4—Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate using audience-specific oral, written, and information technology for professional delivery of specialist nursing care.
NURS-6211
NURS-6600
Presented sepsis Project at multiple local and national conferences, including SCCM.
Presented Death and Dying Project to Nurse Directors throughout the organization.
Presented Outpatient Throughput presentation Unit Directors in the organization.
Leads Practice Environment Council and Daisy Award meetings.
Communicated my vision and collaborated with individuals on my unit to develop strategies to improve culture. Additionally, I facilitated a shared governance approach.
Preceptor for multiple staff nurses throughout my schooling.
Provided education to new nurses about CORE.
Disseminated information about several projects to hospitals in the system and throughout the nation.
EDUCATORS/
CONSULTANTS
LO5—Evaluate health needs of diverse populations for necessary teaching/coaching functions based on specialist nursing knowledge to restore/promote health and prevent illness/injury.
NURS -6050
NURS-6221
NURS-6600
Volunteered at multiple health fairs to provide health screenings and education to the public.
Educated nurses throughout the hospital about CAUTI prevention at new employee orientation classes, and annual mandatory education seminars.
Provided education to nurses about many topics.
Mentored many nurses and patient care technicians in the organization to improve their practice and implement change.
LIFELONG LEARNERS
LO6—Exhibit ongoing commitment to professional development and value of nursing theories/ethical principles (altruism, autonomy, human dignity, integrity, social justice) in accordance with ethically responsible, legally accountable specialist nursing practice.
NURS-6221
NURS-6231
NURS-6241
NURS-6600
Served as a preceptor for multiple new ED nurses.
Participated in career fairs to help recruit new nurses for the organization.
Provided education to new nurses regarding Death and Dying
Have attained hundereds of CEU hours.
Obtained Certified Emergency Nurse certification.
Mentored many nurses and patient care technicians in the organization to improve their practice and implement change.
HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS
LO7—Implement specialist nursing roles to promote quality improvement of patient-centered care in accordance with professional practice standards that transform health outcomes for diverse populations.
NURS-6050
NURS-6051
NURS-6201
NURS-6600
Researched practices of different cultures.
Helped increase local awareness of drug and alcohol prevention programs for college students.
Provided education to nurses regarding cultural differences.
Developed a Project focused on sepsis care in the ED which improved patient care and outcomes.
Helped with an initiative that significantly reduced hospital CAUTI rates.
Walden University – School of Nursing
Final Portfolio
NURS 6600 (add section #) Capstone Synthesis Practicum – Nursing Leadership & Management
Month Day, Year
Your full name
Address
City, state, zip
Area code and telephone number
E-mail address
Your position
Agency where you work
City, State
Table of Contents
Program of Study……………………………………………………………………………….. [Insert Page Number]
Professional Development Plan (PDP) ……………………………………………………….
CV or Résumé ………………………………………………………………………………..
Portfolio Assignments from each of the following courses:
NURS 6001: ……………………………………………………………………………………..
NURS 6050: ……………………………………………………………………………………….
NURS 6051: ……………………………………………………………………………………..
NURS 6052: ……………………………………………………………………………………..
NURS 6053: ……………………………………………………………………………………..
NURS 6201 OR 6401:……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
NURS 6211 OR 6411:……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
NURS 6221 OR 6421: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………
NURS 6231 OR 6441: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………
NURS 6241 OR 6431:……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
NURS 6600 ………………………………………………………………………….
Continuing Education (CE)…………………………………………………………………………………………………
End of Program Outcomes Evidence Chart…………………………………………………………………………..
Final Reflection…………………………………………………………………………………..
Insert Program of Study
Insert Professional Development Plan
Use this as a Sample: Curriculum Vitae/Résumé
Student First Name and Last Name
4524 Street Avenue · Jackson, WI 54214
262-555-1212 (home) · 262-555-1212 (cell)
[email protected]
Objective
To obtain a _________ position that will utilize my _________ and _________ skills. (Used only in a résumé.)
Qualifications (if résumé)
Thrives in a multi-task environment
Excellent computer skills
Hardworking, independent and reliable
Able to grow with company through versatility and adaptability
Education (first if CV)
Full Degree Name Month/Year-Present
Concentration (if any)
School Name
City, State
Expected graduation date:
Full Degree Name 7/1999
Concentration (if any)
School Name
City, State
Employment History (first if résumé)
Company, Title 03/2004 – Present
Company, Title 02/2002 – 03/2004
Company, Title 04/2001 – 06/2001
Company, Title 06/2000 – 12/2000
Licenses and Certificates
RN License
ID #
Date
Awards and Honor
Employee of the Month 9/2010
References Available Upon Request
Insert course Portfolio Assignments here.
(Include the title page and references with each Portfolio Assignment.)
Table 1
Continuing Education (CE) – Optional
Course Name Number of Hours/Units Date of Completion
{fill in your CEUs here if applicable} delete this page if not applicable
Ex: Taking an accurate BP 1.0 1/1/13
Add rows as needed
Table 2
Other Non-Electronic Documents
List those documents for which you do not have electronic versions (meeting programs, evaluation forms, certificates, etc.) below.
Document Description Date
Add rows as needed
You may add additional artifacts as you deem necessary.
End of Program Outcomes Evidence Chart
MSN Graduate Characteristics Individual Student Learning Outcomes (ISLOs) Course #; Learner Assessments (Evidence according to alignment of learner outcomes from Syllabus chart) Student Outcome:
Service (Community/ Professional)
Student Outcome:
Scholar-Practitioner
(Scholarship/ Practice)
Student Outcome:
Social Change
LEADERS/CHANGE AGENTS
LO1—Synthesize organizational/systems leadership for cost-effective specialist nursing practice that contributes to high-quality healthcare delivery, advancement of the nursing profession, and social change.
SCHOLAR-/EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTITIONERS
LO2—Critique evidence-based literature drawing from diverse theoretical perspectives and pertinent research to guide decision making that demonstrates best practices for specialist nursing practice in a global society.
PROFESSIONALS/ COLLABORATORS
LO3—Integratively assess, diagnose, plan, implement, and evaluate cost-effective healthcare strategies that reduce health disparities by patient/population advocacy for access to specialist nursing care.
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATORS
LO4—Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate using audience-specific oral, written, and information technology for professional delivery of specialist nursing care.
EDUCATORS/
CONSULTANTS
LO5—Evaluate health needs of diverse populations for necessary teaching/coaching functions based on specialist nursing knowledge to restore/promote health and prevent illness/injury.
LIFELONG LEARNERS
LO6—Exhibit ongoing commitment to professional development and value of nursing theories/ethical principles (altruism, autonomy, human dignity, integrity, social justice) in accordance with ethically responsible, legally accountable specialist nursing practice.
HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS
LO7—Implement specialist nursing roles to promote quality improvement of patient-centered care in accordance with professional practice standards that transform health outcomes for diverse populations.
Final Reflection

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