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NR566: Week 8: Reflection

February 28, 2021
Brenda I. Belcher


The purpose of this assignment is to reflect on achievements in this course based on three criterion: Program Outcome, MSN Essential, NONPF Core Competency.

Activity Learning Outcomes

Through this assignment, the student will demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Reflect on personal and professional growth toward achieving competence as a family nurse practitioner (CO1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6).

Due Date:

Assignment must be submitted by Saturday 11:59 p.m. MT of week 8. Nothing can be accepted AFTER the Week 8 deadline when the course closes.

Total Points Possible:  50


  1. Choose one (1) from EACH category below:
  • MSN program outcome
  • MSN Essential
  • NONPF Core Competency
  1. Reflect over the past eight weeks and describe how achieving the course outcomes have prepared you to meet 1 program outcome, 1 MSN essential and 1 NONPF competency.
  2. You may NOT choose the same program outcome, MSN essential or NONPF competency as you did in the NR-565 reflection assignment.
  3. Provide a specific example for each category.
MSN Program Outcome1.            Provide high quality, safe, patient-centered care grounded in holistic health principles.5.            Advocates for positive health outcomes through compassionate, evidence-based, collaborative advanced nursing practice. 
MSN EssentialI.              Background for Practice from Science and HumanitiesVIII.        Clinical Prevention and Population Health for Improving HealthIX.          Master’s Level Nursing Practice 
NONPF Core CompetenciesScientific Foundation CompetenciesThese competencies ensure that nurse practitioners graduate with a comprehensive background in medical sciences. All nurse practitioner students are required to take foundational pathophysiology and pharmacology, but depending on their specialty, they may take additional courses. Psychiatric nurse practitioners often take courses in neuroscience whereas neonatal nurse practitioners take courses in neonatology. Scientific core competencies also include knowledge and understanding of clinical practice guidelines, evidence-based practice, translational research, and treatment of vulnerable and diverse patient populations.The scientific foundation core competencies defined by the NONPF include the following:1.    Thinks critically about data and applies this evidence to improving practice.2.    Allows knowledge from the humanities and other disciplines to inform one’s work in nursing.3.    Incorporates research findings to enhance practice methods and patient outcomes.4.    Creates fresh evidence-based approaches and techniques, paying thought to research findings, core theory, and experience from practice.Quality CompetenciesQuality care, as defined by the NONPF, refers to the degree to which health services increase the desired health outcomes consistent with professional knowledge and standards. Quality competencies focus on understanding how to access and use information databases and how to critically evaluate research findings.The quality core competencies include the following: Applies the best and most contemporary research findings to clinical practice.Considers the complex relationships between cost, safety, access, and quality in healthcare delivery.Assesses the effects of organizational structures, financial management, policy, and other factors on healthcare.Offers feedback in peer reviews to “promote a culture of excellence.”Tailors care to each practice situation and uses interventions as necessary.Practice Inquiry CompetenciesPractice inquiry competencies focus on translational research, i.e., taking academic research and applying it to the clinical setting. These competencies ensure that nurse practitioner students understand how to apply research to improve their patients’ health outcomes.The practice inquiry core competencies include the following:Translates new knowledge into practice through leadership.Uses clinical experiences to inform practice and improve patient outcomes.Applies investigative abilities in a clinical setting to improve healthcare.Facilitates practice inquiry, both individually and in partnerships.Transmits knowledge from inquiry to others.Thinks critically about the individual applications of clinical guidelines.

Preparing the paper

  • The written portion of this assignment is to be completed in a WORD document (.doc) and submitted to the course.
  • Grammar, punctuation, spelling should be observed. In-text citations and reference page should follow APA format.
  • Assignments will not be accepted once the course closes in Week 8.
Outcome Achievement4080%The student identifies at least one of the listed program outcomes;ANDProvides at least one specific example of how the program outcome was met;ANDThe student identifies at least one of the listed MSN essentials;ANDProvides at least one specific example of how the MSN essential was met;ANDThe student identifies at least one of the listed NONPF competencies;ANDProvides at least one specific example of how the NONPF competency was met.(6 required elements)
4080%Total CONTENT Points= 40 pts
Organization, spelling, grammar and APA format1020%Narrative summary is provided with consideration to organization, spelling, grammar and APA format.
1020%Total FORMAT Points= 10

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