Political Competency Development Plan Assignment

PurposeThe purpose of the political competency development plan is the opportunity to reflect upon and translate skills that have been acquired through education, professional nursing experience, and life experiences into political action to improve healthcare outcomes. This development plan should focus on areas of strength and opportunities for continued growth and development to build political capital and practice readiness as a DNP practice scholar.Course OutcomesThis assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes:CO 3: Demonstrate collaborative leadership as a political resource in the development and implementation of health care policy to improve healthcare delivery and outcomes. (PO 9)CO 4: Build political competency to enhance and support professional identity formation. (PO 2)CO 5: Advocate for value-based, equitable, and ethical health policies at the micro-, meso-, and macrosystem levels. (PO 9)Due Date(s)The Late Assignment Policy applies to this assignment.The competency development plan is due at 11:59 p.m. (MT) at the conclusion of Week 5.Total points possible: 350Preparing the AssignmentFollow these guidelines when completing each component of the assignment. Contact your course faculty if you have questions. It is each student’s responsibility to save and maintain all artifacts required in the ePortfolio. The development of political competency is an important attribute to the DNP Leader as it will serve as a guiding framework for the development of learning and skills congruent with gaining political experience.Follow these guidelines when completing each component of the assignment. Contact your course faculty if you have questions.For this assignment, use the guidelines provided by Warner (2003) on designing a political competency development plan.Include a title page, body content, and full reference list.Paper should be between 5-7 pages long (not including title and reference page).Include a minimum of at least 4 scholarly, peer-reviewed research articles.Use the following subheadings to organize the content of your paper:Nursing Expertise & Health Policy AdvocacyCompetency Development PlanConclusionReferencesThe assignment should include the following components:Title pageIntroductionIntroduce topic of paperPresent the value of the political competency development plan to support professional formation of the DNP practice scholarPurpose statementNursing Expertise & Health Policy Advocacy (4-6 paragraphs, well-cited)Discuss the impact of social determinants on health and health policyPresent the value of understanding health policy for DNP practice scholarsExplore the influence of nursing expertise and advocacy in the development of health policyDiscuss the importance of political competence for DNP practice scholarsCompetency Development Plan (6-8 paragraphs)Discuss each of the six areas and provide a specific plan to enhance your political competency in each. Be specific with at least two specific action steps in each of the performance areas:Nursing Expertise as Valued CurrencyNetworkingPowerful PersuasionCollective Strength: Grass roots, special interest groups, and coalition developmentStrategic Perspective: Developing a strategic perspective and ability to provide perspective (analysis with policy brief) on a health care policy driven using evidence (to support recommendations or revision) and community need as demonstrated through social determinants in healthPerseverance: Discuss what a “win” looks like to you and how can you better develop your awareness of political gains despite not getting all you expected from the political processConclusionWell-rounded and comprehensive conclusionSummarizes the paperProvides a call to actionClarity of WritingUse standard English grammar and sentence structureThere should be no spelling errors or typographical errorsPaper should be organized around the required components using appropriate headers.APA/Formatting/References All information taken from another source, even if summarized, must be appropriately cited in the manuscript and listed in the references using APA (current edition of the APA manual) format including:Document setupTitle and reference pagesProper in-text citations with a properly formatted reference listRubricNR708 Political Competency Development Plan Assignment RubricNR708 Political Competency Development Plan Assignment RubricCriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIntroduction Requirements:1) Introduce topic of paper2) Present the value of the political competency development plan to support professional formation of the DNP practice scholar3) Purpose statement10 ptsHighest Level of PerformanceIncludes no fewer than 3 requirements.9 ptsVery Good or High Level of PerformanceIncludes no fewer than 2 requirements.8 ptsAcceptable Level of PerformanceIncludes no fewer than 1 requirement.0 ptsNo MarksNo requirements for this section presented.10 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeNursing Expertise & Health Policy Advocacy Requirements:1) Discuss the impact of social determinants on health and health policy2) Present the value of understanding health policy for DNP practice scholars3) Explore the influence of nursing expertise and advocacy in the development of health policy4) Discuss the importance of political competence for DNP practice scholars80 ptsHighest Level of PerformanceIncludes no fewer than 4 requirements.72 ptsVery Good or High Level of PerformanceIncludes no fewer than 3 requirements.64 ptsAcceptable Level of PerformanceIncludes no fewer than 2 requirements.0 ptsNo MarksIncludes 1 or fewer requirements for this section.80 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeCompetency Development Plan Requirements:Discuss each of the six areas and provide a specific plan to enhance your political competency in each. Be specific with at least two specific action steps in each of the performance areas:1) Nursing Expertise as Valued Currency2) Networking3) Powerful Persuasion4) Collective Strength5) Strategic Perspective6) Perseverance200 ptsHighest Level of PerformanceIncludes no fewer than 6 requirements.180 ptsVery Good or High Level of PerformanceIncludes no fewer than 5 requirements.160 ptsAcceptable Level of PerformanceIncludes no fewer than 4 requirements.0 ptsNo MarksIncludes no fewer than 3 requirements.200 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeConclusion Requirements:1) Well-rounded and comprehensive conclusion2) Summarizes the paper3) Provides a call to action20 ptsHighest Level of PerformanceIncludes no fewer than 3 requirements.18 ptsVery Good or High Level of PerformanceIncludes no fewer than 2 requirements.16 ptsAcceptable Level of PerformanceIncludes no fewer than 1 requirement.0 ptsNo MarksNo requirements for this section presented.20 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeClarity of Writing. Requirements:1) Use of standard English grammar and sentence structure. 2) No spelling errors or typographical errors. 3) Organized around the required components using appropriate headers.20 ptsHighest Level of PerformanceIncludes no fewer than 3 requirements.18 ptsVery Good or High Level of PerformanceIncludes no fewer than 2 requirements.16 ptsAcceptable Level of PerformanceIncludes no fewer than 1 requirement.0 ptsNo MarksNo requirements for this section presented.20 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPA Formatting/References Requirements:All information taken from another source, even if summarized, must be appropriately cited in the manuscript and listed in the references using APA (current edition of the APA manual) format.1) Document setup2) Title and reference pages3) Citations in the text and references20 ptsHighest Level of PerformanceIncludes no fewer than 3 requirements.18 ptsVery Good or High Level of PerformanceIncludes no fewer than 2 requirements.16 ptsAcceptable Level of PerformanceIncludes no fewer than 1 requirement.0 ptsNo MarksNo requirements for this section presented.20 ptsTotal Points: 350PreviousNext

 
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