Example Of a Former Student’s Week 1 Assignment: Objectives and Timeline

Objectives

The following are my three objectives.

EBP Problem Related Individualized Practicum Objective:

DNP Student Objective 1: Evaluate the practice problem of pediatric maltreatment and strangulation evaluation (r/t NURS 8410 Course Learning Outcome 1).

Practice Area Specialty Competencies Individualized Practicum Objective:

DNP Student Objective 2: Apply practice guidelines from the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) related to forensic nursing education addressing the evidence-based practice standards for the medical/forensic care of the pediatric forensic patient (r/t NURS 8410 Course Learning Outcome 3).

Essential Related Personal Individualized Practicum Objective:

DNP Student Objective 3: Demonstrate achievement of learning objectives related to the AACN (2006) DNP Essential VI (Interprofessional Collaboration for Improving Patient and Population Health Outcomes)by working as a member of the multidisciplinary team to address best-practice approaches to the delivery of care of the pediatric maltreatment population (r/t NURS 8410 Course Learning Outcome 6).

Timeline

I plan to complete 8 hours per week of practicum over the next 9 weeks. This will allow

a total of 72 on-site hours with my preceptor.