Reflection on Learning
The purpose of this assignment is to provide the student an opportunity to reflect on learning in the course related to course outcomes, program outcomes, and competencies. Reflective inquiry allows for expansion in self-awareness, identification of knowledge gaps, and assessment of learning goals.
This reflection on learning enables the student to meet the following course outcomes:
CO 5: Examine the Standards of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practice Advanced Practice Competencies. (PO 5)
Post should be entered to the Reflection on Learning forum by Sunday at 11:59 p.m. MT each week.
Students are expected to submit assignments by the time they are due. Assignments submitted after the due date and time will receive a deduction of 10% of the total points possible for that assignment for each day the assignment is late. Assignments will be accepted, with penalty as described, up to a maximum of three days late, after which point a zero will be recorded for the assignment.
Total Points Possible
This assignment is worth a total of five (5) points.
Preparing the Assignment
While reflecting on your readiness to practice as an APRN, take a few minutes to consider what has been learned. Write 1-2 paragraphs reflecting on your learning for the week. Guiding questions are provided or you may write about what you felt was most significant to you for the week.
Week 1 Guiding Questions
This week you learned about PMHNP scope of practice, including medication management and psychotherapy.
- Which of the two do you find more interesting? Why?
- Do pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy complement each other? Which modality should be implemented first?
- How does your state nurse practice act impact your ability to prescribe psychotherapeutic agents?
**To view the grading criteria/rubric, please click on the 3 dots in the box at the end of the solid gray bar above the reflection title and then Show Rubric.