Complete the self-assessment of your current comfort levels and total your score. If you are willing, please share your total score with your classmates in your discussion post. If you prefer to not share your specific score, that is fine as well. Provide a general description of your skill and comfort level.
Identify areas where your knowledge could use improvement. Whether you are a new graduate or a seasoned nurse, it is important to keep in mind that all professional nurses are knowledge workers. What questions do you have as they relate to nursing informatics and the AACN essentials?
Chamberlain College of Nursing NR361 Information Systems in Healthcare
Week 1: AACN Self-Assessment Essentials The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional
Understanding your competencies related to information systems in healthcare provides you with valuable information as you begin this course. Throughout the course you will discover how course content will be related to The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (2008).
You must complete this self-assessment, which is based on the Essentials, prior to posting to the Week 1 Threaded Discussion. Place a check mark or X in the column that best describes your current level of competency or understanding of the Essential’s statement. There are no incorrect answers. After you have completed the assessment, total the number of points you earned. Record this number in a location where you will be able to retrieve it at the end of the course, when it will serve as the basis for future threaded discussions.
American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). (2008). The essentials of baccalaureate education for professional nursing practice. Washington, DC: AACN. Retrieved from http://www.aacn.nche.edu/education-resources/baccessentials08.pdf/
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