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Assignment 2: Practicum Experience Plan (PEP)
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As you establish your goals and objectives for this course, you are committing to an organized plan that will frame your practicum experience in a clinical setting, including planned activities, assessment, and achievement of defined outcomes. In particular, they must address the categories of clinical reasoning, quality in your clinical specialty, and interpersonal collaborative practice. 
For this Assignment, you will consider the areas you aim to focus on to gain practical experience as an advanced practice nurse. Then, you will develop a Practicum Experience Plan (PEP) containing the objectives you will fulfill in order to achieve your aims. In this practicum experience, when developing your goals and objectives, be sure to keep psychiatric assessment and diagnostic reasoning in mind. 
To Prepare
Review your Clinical Skills Self-Assessment Form you submitted last week and think about areas for which you would like to gain application-level experience and/or continued growth as an advanced practice nurse. How can your experiences in the Practicum help you achieve these aims?  
Review the information related to developing objectives provided in this week’s Learning Resources.  Your practicum learning objectives that you want to achieve during your Practicum experience must be: 
Specific  
Measurable  
Attainable  
Results-focused  
Time-bound 
Reflective of the higher-order domains of Bloom’s taxonomy (i.e., application level and above)  
Note: Please make sure your objectives are outlined in your Practicum Experience Plan (PEP).  
Discuss your professional aims and your proposed practicum objectives with your Preceptor to ascertain if the necessary resources are available at your practicum site. 
Assignment
Record the required information in each area of the Practicum Experience Plan template, including three to four (3–4) practicum learning objectives you will use to facilitate your learning during the practicum experience. 
By Day 7
Submit the Practicum Experience Plan for assessment and Faculty approval. When your Instructor has approved your plan, forward the signed PEP to your Preceptor, and retain a copy for your records. 
Submission and Grading Information
To submit your completed Assignment for review and grading, do the following:
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Record the required information in each area of the Practicum Experience Plan (PEP), including three (3) individualized Practicum Learning Objectives you will use to facilitate your learning during the Practicum experience.
Part 1: Quarter/Term/Year and Contact Information:ᵒ Identify Quarter/Term/Year:
ᵒ Identify Student Contact Information, including:Name, Street Address, City, State, Zip, Home Phone, Work Phone, Cell Phone, Fax, and Walden University Email
ᵒ Identify Preceptor Contact Information, including:Name, Organization, Street Address, City, State, Zip, Work Phone, Cell Phone, Fax, and Professional/Work Email.–
Excellent 5 (5%) – 5 (5%)
The response accurately and clearly identifies the Quarter/Term/Year, all Student Contact Information, and all Preceptor Contact Information.
Good 4 (4%) – 4 (4%)
The response identifies the Quarter/Term/Year, and at least 90% of Student Contact Information and Preceptor Contact Information.
Fair 3.5 (3.5%) – 3.5 (3.5%)
The response identifies the Quarter/Term/Year, and at least 80% of Student Contact Information and Preceptor Contact Information.
Poor 0 (0%) – 3 (3%)
The response is inaccurate, incomplete, or is missing identification of the Quarter/Term/Year and/or less than 80% of Student Contact Information, and Preceptor Contact Information.
Part 2: Individualized Practicum Learning Objectives:
Explain three Individualized Practicum Learning Objectives that address your self-assessment of the skills found in the Clinical Skills Self-Assessment, are SMART (i.e., Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Results-focused, Time-focused), and meet the requirements for this course.
Each Practicum Learning Objective must describe planned activities, mode of assessment, and PRAC course outcome(s) addressed for the skills you would like to improve from your self-assessment.–
Excellent 69 (69%) – 75 (75%)
The response clearly, accurately, and thoroughly explains three (3)Individualized Practicum Learning Objectives that address the self-assessment of the skills found in the Clinical Skills Self-Assessment, are SMART (i.e., Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Results-focused, Time-focused), and meet the requirements for this course.
For each Learning Objective, the response clearly, accurately, and thoroughly describes planned activities, mode of assessment, and PRAC course outcome(s) addressed for the skills to be improved from the self-assessment.
Good 60 (60%) – 68 (68%)
The response accurately explains three (3) Individualized Practicum Learning Objectives that address the self-assessment of the skills found in the Clinical Skills Self-Assessment, are SMART (i.e., Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Results-focused, Time-focused), and meet the requirements for this course.
For each Learning Objective, the response accurately describes planned activities, mode of assessment, and PRAC course outcome(s) addressed for the skills to be improved from the self-assessment.
Fair 53 (53%) – 59 (59%)
The response somewhat vaguely explains three (3) Individualized Practicum Learning Objectives that address the self-assessment of the skills found in the Clinical Skills Self-Assessment, are SMART (i.e., Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Results-focused, Time-focused), and meet the requirements for this course.
For each Learning Objective, the response somewhat vaguely describes planned activities, mode of assessment, and PRAC course outcome(s) addressed for the skills to be improved from the self-assessment.
Poor 0 (0%) – 52 (52%)
The response inaccurately or incompletely explains three (3) Individualized Practicum Learning Objectives that address the self-assessment of the skills found in the Clinical Skills Self-Assessment, are SMART (i.e., Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Results-focused, Time-focused), and meet the requirements for this course.
For each Learning Objective, the response has a vague, inaccurate, and/or incomplete or missing description of planned activities, mode of assessment, and PRAC course outcome(s) addressed for the skills to be improved from the self-assessment.
Part 3: Projected Timeline/Schedule:
Describe your Practicum timeline/schedule, including:
ᵒ Number of weekly hours projected to work on your Practicum
ᵒ Number of weekly hours for Professional Development
ᵒ Number of weekly hours for Practicum Project
Per the Practicum guidelines, you may use no more than one-third of your hours for your Practicum Project.–
Excellent 14 (14%) – 15 (15%)
The response includes a clear, accurate, and thorough description of the Practicum timeline/schedule, including number of weekly hours projected to work on the Practicum, number of weekly hours for Professional Development, and number of weekly hours for Practicum Project that does not exceed one-third of your total Practicum hours.
Good 12 (12%) – 13 (13%)
The response includes an accurate description of the Practicum timeline/schedule, including number of weekly hours projected to work on the Practicum, number of weekly hours for Professional Development, and number of weekly hours for Practicum Project that does not exceed one-third of your total Practicum hours.
Fair 11 (11%) – 11 (11%)
The response includes a somewhat vague description of the Practicum timeline/schedule, including number of weekly hours projected to work on the Practicum, number of weekly hours for Professional Development, and number of weekly hours for Practicum Project that does not exceed one-third of your total Practicum hours.
Poor 0 (0%) – 10 (10%)
The response includes a vague, incomplete and/or inaccurate or missing description of the Practicum timeline/schedule, including number of weekly hours projected to work on the Practicum, number of weekly hours for Professional Development, and number of weekly hours for Practicum Project that does not exceed one-third of your total Practicum hours.
Written Expression and Formatting—English Writing Standards: Correct grammar, mechanics, and proper punctuation.–
Excellent 5 (5%) – 5 (5%)
Uses correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation with no errors.
Good 4 (4%) – 4 (4%)
Contains a few (1–2) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors.
Fair 3.5 (3.5%) – 3.5 (3.5%)
Contains several (3–4) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors.
Poor 0 (0%) – 3 (3%)
Contains many (≥ 5) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors that interfere with the reader’s understanding.
Total Points: 100
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