PRAC 6635 Practicum Experience Plan Practicum Learning & Objectives Worksheet

PRAC 6635 Practicum Experience Plan Practicum Learning & Objectives Worksheet

PRAC 6635 Practicum Experience Plan Practicum Learning & Objectives Worksheet


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As you establish your goals and objectives for this course, you are committing to an organized plan that will frame your practicum experience in a clinical setting, including planned activities, assessment, and achievement of defined outcomes. In particular, they must address the categories of clinical reasoning, quality in your clinical specialty, and interpersonal collaborative practice.

For this Assignment, you will consider the areas you aim to focus on to gain practical experience as an advanced practice nurse. Then, you will develop a Practicum Experience Plan (PEP) containing the objectives you will fulfill in order to achieve your aims. In this practicum experience, when developing your goals and objectives, be sure to keep psychiatric assessment and diagnostic reasoning in mind.


  • Review your Clinical Skills Self-Assessment Form you submitted last week and think about areas for which you would like to gain application-level experience and/or continued growth as an advanced practice nurse. How can your experiences in the Practicum help you achieve these aims??
  • Review the information related to developing objectives provided in this week’s Learning Resources.? Your practicum?learning objectives that you want to achieve during your Practicum experience must be:
    • Specific?
    • Measurable?
    • Attainable?
    • Results-focused?
    • Time-bound
    • Reflective of the higher-order domains of Bloom’s taxonomy (i.e., application level and above)?

Note: Please make sure your objectives are outlined in your Practicum Experience Plan (PEP).?

  • Discuss your professional aims and your proposed practicum objectives with your Preceptor to ascertain if the necessary resources are available at your practicum site.


Record the required information in each area of the Practicum Experience Plan template, including three to four (3–4) practicum learning objectives you will use to facilitate your learning during the practicum experience.

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Section I: DSM-5 basics. In Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed., pp. 5–29). Author.

Sadock, B. J., Sadock, V. A., & Ruiz, P. (2015). Kaplan and Sadock’s synopsis of psychiatry: Behavioral sciences/clinical psychiatry (11th ed.). Wolters Kluwer.
Chapter 5, “Examination and Diagnosis of the Psychiatric Patient”

Walden University. (2020). College of Nursing practicum manual: Master of science in nursing (MSN) and post-master’s certificate programs.…

Walden University Field Experience. (2020a).?Field experience: College of Nursing.?…

Walden University Field Experience. (2020b). Student practicum resources: NP student orientation.…


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