Self-Assessment Report and Scholarly Paper: Assessing Informatics Competencies

Self-Assessment Report and Scholarly Paper: Assessing Informatics Competencies

1. Review Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) graduate-level informatics knowledge, skills and attitudes (KSAs) shown in the textbook page 17 2. Review the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Master’s Essential V: Informatics and Healthcare Technologies shown in the textbook page 15 or the resource in Assignment 1 folder in the Weekly Guide 3. Complete Parts 1 to 6 on the Assessing Informatics Competencies Form found the Weekly Guide/Week 2. 4. For Part 6 on the form, Goals for Achieving Nursing Informatics Competencies, generate a table and a written analysis. a. On the form, create a table using Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel with the following five column headings: Prioritized five (5) Nursing Informatics Goals, Specific Plan of Action, Timeframe for Plan of Action, Relationship of the Goal/Plan to QSEN Graduate Level Informatics KSAs, and Relationship to the AACN Master’s Essential V: Informatics and Healthcare Technologies. Use “wrap word text” so that text fits the column width or cell size. i. Your five prioritized goals will relate to gaining greater competency in nursing informatics skills, knowledge, or attitude based on Parts 1 to 5 of the form ii. The Specific Plan of Action should be realistic and measurable and relate to (the how) achievement of the goal. Show how each plan of action will allow you to reach each goal iii. The timeframe for each plan of action should be realistic and short-term, for example within the next eight weeks or year iv. For each goal, choose one or more applicable Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) graduate-level informatics knowledge, skills and attitudes (KSAs) shown in the textbook page 17. Be specific v. For each goal, select one or more of the applicable five (5) broad areas from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Master’s Essential V: Informatics and Healthcare Technologies shown in the textbook page 15 or resource in Assignment 1 folder in the Weekly Guide. Be specific b. Create a written analysis of your table. i. Explain why you selected these priority goals for your table in Part 6. ii. Based upon the AACN Master’s Essentials for Informatics and Healthcare Technologies, identify the remaining broad informatics areas and/or KSAs that you perceive to be a priority to achieve by your graduation from the MSN Program. iii. Support your analysis with two or more references and utilize APA format for the paper. 5. Part 6 of the paper should be formatted according to APA 6th edition rules and should be 5-6 pages, excluding the title and reference pages.