Planning Learning Objectives
The practicum experience allows you to develop and expand your advanced nursing knowledge and skills at the aggregate, organizational, or policy level. During week 1 you will submit two to three individual learning objectives that you wish to achieve during this practicum experience. You should prepare a set of measurable learning objectives, using Bloomâ€™s Taxonomy. Your practicum objectives should reflect your interest in expanding knowledge. They are not to include activities related to your DNP project. These objectives will be identified during your mentoring course (NURS 8700P, 8700, 8701). Practice experiences should be designed achieve specific learning objectives related to the DNP Essentials and specialty competencies (AACN, 2006).
Your practicum objectives should include the following:
- Two to three learning objectives using Bloomâ€™s Taxonomy.
- Description of how these objectives will expand your advanced nursing knowledge and skills at the aggregate, organizational, or policy level.
- Relationship of the learning objectives to the DNP Essentials.
NOTE: Learning objectives must be submitted using APA style. Points may be deducted for lack of references, writing style, and APA format.