Managing key challenges to successful transition to graduate nursing practice
Assessment 2 – Managing key challenges to successful transition to graduate nursing practice
(2200-2500 words, grade value – 60% excluding the reference list)
The Assessment 2 paper should predominantly be written in narrative form but you may prefer to list specific learning goals and objectives.
Each 100 words or part thereof beyond the upper or lower limit will incur a 5% (3 marks) penalty.
In Assessment 2, you are asked to develop an academic paper that demonstrates how you will draw on your strengths and capabilities to successfully progress from being a student nurse to a graduate nurse. Your written work in Assessment 2 will provide you with a basis for updating or enhancing your own Professional Portfolio, such as in relation to critical reflections on and self-assessment of your professional practice, and undertaking continuing professional development.
You will need to critically reflect on how you will address and manage up to six (6) key challenges that you are likely to encounter in transitioning to graduate practice. In particular, you are asked to describe how you intend to address and manage the key challenges you are likely to experience in relation to:
a. Applying for a position as a Registered Nurse, including attending and succeeding in a job interview
b. Successfully completing your first 6 months of practice as a first year Registered Nurse.