District Syllabus
NUR3955
Portfolio I


Credit Hours: 1
Contact Hours: 1 (NOTE: )
Laboratory Fee: None.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Corequisites: NUR3119 Professional Roles And Dimensions Of Nursing
Catalog Description: Introduces students to the development of an electronic professional portfolio. The course will provide the student the opportunity to assume the responsibility for personal and professional growth as a lifelong learner.
Required Materials: Books:
  • Timmins, F. & Duffy, A.. Writing Your Nursing Portfolio: A Step-by-Step guide, ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2011. ISBN: 9780335242849
Supplemental Materials:
Special Requirements: Computer access.
Program Learning Outcomes:
Major Learning Outcomes: 1, 2, and 5.

1.  Integrate professional behavior. 
2.  Apply methods of research and scholarship.
5.  Apply organizational strategies.
              
Course Learning Outcomes:
Course Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course, the student will:

1. Differentiate between professional portfolios, resumes, and 
curriculum vitae.

2. Identify the purpose of the professional portfolio.

3. Identify the appropriate content and documentation for the 
nursing portfolio.

4. Develop a personal career plan with short and long-term goals.

5. Identify how the nursing portfolio promotes professional practice 
by measuring and documenting nursing competencies.

6. Review and discuss research on the effectiveness of portfolio 
compilation.

7. Identify the purpose of critical reflection writing.

8. List competencies required in the workplace and by professional 
nursing specialty organizations and provide evidence of didactic, 
practical, and experiential mastery.
              
Methods of Evaluation: Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the instructor, within the policies of the college and the department. Detailed explanations are included in the expanded Syllabus developed by the instructor for each section being taught.
Flexibility: It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.
Student Email Accounts Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.
Note: For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.