Describe how you intend to use your practicum experience to further your goals for successful evidence-based project implementation, evaluation, and dissemination and for your development as a scholar-practitioner and a nurse leader.

  • View      and consider the “To prepare” section of the Week 1 Assignment area.
  • Reflect      on your practicum experiences in NURS 8410, NURS 8400, and NURS 8500.
  • Assess      the professional growth (including development of leadership and      communication skills) you have achieved through previous practicum      experiences in the DNP program. Also, think about the topics presented in      courses you completed earlier in the program. Are there content areas or      skills that you would like to—or may need to—address to facilitate your continued      development as a scholar-practitioner and a nurse leader?
  • Think      about competencies that support the successful implementation, evaluation,      and dissemination of an evidence-based project, and assess your strengths      and areas for growth with regard to these competencies.
  • Begin      to develop your plan for the practicum, including two or three learning      objectives.

By tomorrow Tuesday May 28, 2019 write a minimum of 550 words essay in APA format with at least three scholarly references. Include the level one header as numbered below:

Post a cohesive response that addresses the following:

1) Describe how you intend to use your practicum experience to further your goals for successful evidence-based project implementation, evaluation, and dissemination and for your development as a scholar-practitioner and a nurse leader.

Required Readings

Oermann, M. H., & Hays, J. C. (2016). Writing for publication in nursing (3rd ed.). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

· Chapter 1, “Getting Started”

This chapter introduces the steps an author can follow in planning, writing, and publishing manuscripts in nursing. The chapter predominantly focuses on early writing decisions.

· Chapter 2, “Selecting a Journal” 

Chapter 2 focuses on how to evaluate and select journals. The chapter also provides guidelines for writing a query letter to gauge the interest of journal editors.

· Chapter 4, “Reviewing the Literature” 

In this chapter, the authors make suggestions for conducting and writing a literature review for a manuscript. 

Keep in mind that, as noted in Chapter 4, the Literature Review section of an article for publication must be tailored for that format; it is not the same as for an academic paper.

Required Media

Laureate Education, Inc. (Executive Producer). (2012b). The DNP Project. Baltimore, MD: Author. 

Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 6 minutes.

Dr. Kristen Mauk shares her experiences and insights on developing and completing her DNP Project.