NR524 Curriculum Development Week 1 Assignment Self-Assessment of NLN Nurse Educator Core Competencies
NR524 Curriculum Development
Week 1 Assignment
Self-Assessment of NLN Nurse Educator Core Competencies
In this course, we will continue the self-assessment of core competencies that you started in NR535. In this course, we will be assessing the NLN Nurse Educator Core Competency IV: Participate in Curriculum Design and Evaluation of Program Outcomes. Complete the competency assessment and write a goal on how you will increase your skill in this competency during this course.
The Self-Assessment of Core Competencies is due on Sunday of Week 1 at 11:59 p.m. MT. The guidelines and rubric are listed below as well as in the downloadable document.
Self-Assessment Guidelines and Rubric (Links to an external site.)
Self-Assessment Worksheet (Links to an external site.)
Self-Assessment Worksheet EXAMPLE (Links to an external site.)
The purpose of this assignment is to complete a self-assessment of the NLN Nurse Educator Core Competencies and develop a goal to help meet this competency.
National League for Nursing (2017). Nurse Educator Core Competency. http://www.nln.org/professional-development-programs/competencies-for-nursing-education/nurse-educator-core-competency
Completed at Weeks 1 and 8, this document is based on the National League for Nursing (NLN) Core Competencies of the Nurse Educator (NLN, 2017). Students should drop their assessments into their ePortfolio by Wednesday of Week 8, 11:59 p.m. MT. The Self-Assessment Form is located in Course Resources.
This Self-Assessment of Core Competencies is a document that you will use throughout the educator track courses. It is to be placed in your ePortfolio. In each course, starting in NR535, you will focus on a specific area of the NLN Competencies.
NR535 Competency I
NR524 Competency IV
NR536 Competency II
NR537 Competency III
You are to reflect upon and complete a self-assessment at the beginning of Week 1 and submit it by 11:59 p.m. MT Sunday of Week 1. You are to identify your level of competency for each of the sub-competencies listed on the worksheet (see example). In the next column you will see the course outcomes which are aligned with the NLN Nurse Educator Core Competencies. The Course Outcomes are not specific to the individual sub competencies however my meeting the course outcomes, you will be able to increase your knowledge, skills, and abilities in the Core Competency identified for this course. In the final column for Week One, identify a specific example of what you will do to achieve each course outcome (possible points = 50).
In Week 8, you will again identify your level of competency for each of the sub-competencies listed on original worksheet from Week One. In the final column you will give a specific example that shows how you demonstrated each course outcome. The assignment is to be submitted for grading by 11:59 p.m. MT Wednesday of Week 8 (possible points = 50).
Remember that you are still in the development stage so not all (or any) of the competencies are expected to be at Level 3 by the end of this course.