NR501 Theoretical Basis for Advanced Nursing Practice
Week 8 Assignment
Reflection on Learning
The purpose of this assignment is to provide the student an opportunity to reflect on the weekly concepts learned in the course.
Activity Learning Outcomes
Through this assignment, the student will demonstrate the ability to:
Demonstrate logical and creative thinking in the analysis and application of a theory to nursing practice. (PO 2 and 5)
Apply nursing theory as a framework to guide the development of new knowledge and implementation of evidence-based practice in future professional settings. (PO 1 and 4)
Examine broad theoretical concepts as foundational to advanced nursing practice roles. (PO 1 and 2)
Analyze theories from nursing and relevant fields with respect to the components, relationship among the components, and application to advanced nursing practice. (PO 1)
Assignment should be submitted to the Week 8 Reflection on Learning Weeks 1-8 dropbox in the Reflect area of Week 8 by Saturday 11:59 p.m. MST at the end of Week 8.
The course ends on Saturday of Week 8. There is no late submission allowed for this assignment.
Total Points Possible: 15
Reflection topic for week 8: Consider your current future professional practice. What might be an area for theory development? How can you engage with theory moving forward?
Document includes reflections from all weeks 1-8: To complete the assignment, students will need to copy the reflections they entered into the weekly reflection threads from weeks 1-8 into one double-spaced Word document and submit the document to the dropbox.
Formatting: Document should be in APA format
Includes a title page in APA format
Document is double spaced
Each week’s reflection is labeled with a level 1 heading listing the week number
Only include a reference page if references were cited in the body of the reflections. If a reference page is included, it is in APA format.