Professional Development Plan Essay

1153 Words May 26th, 2012 5 Pages
Program of Study and Professional Development Plan

Walden University
NURS 6000-8, Success Strategies in the Masters of Science Program in Nursing
March 4, 2012

Program of Study and Professional Plan The purpose of this assignment is to develop my own personal plan to meet my educational goals at Walden University. It also allows me to begin a dialog with my instructor about my interests and goals and to give a background of my educational and professional experience.
Personal and Professional Goals My name is Sherri Teare and I have been in nursing for 26 years. I am a mother of two adult children and have been married to my high school sweetheart for 28 years. With the empty nest syndrome in full swing, I have
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I will begin with the professional development and education department to see what opportunities are available. We don’t have an actual nursing informatics department, but our clinical systems department would probably be the area where I could do my practicum. We are currently in the process of acquiring the eMAR system, then soon afterword a bar code scanning system. With ever changing new technology in the medical field, I feel confident that there will be plenty of opportunities for me.
I feel that obtaining a master’s degree in nursing will open many doors in the field of nursing. With the advances in medical technology increasing at such a rapid pace, there will be a need for nurses with advanced education to keep up with the growth. I look forward to becoming a successful online scholar at Walden University.

| Program of Study FormMaster of Science in Nursing, RN Track |
Based on the information that you provided, the following credits may be transferred into your program at Walden University. This information is unofficial until all official transcript(s), international evaluation, and course description or syllabus is received. Academic changes in the program you are considering may also influence the final review. For the most updated information once you start your program, please refer to your degree audit located on your student portal. Name: Sherri Teare | Student ID Number: A00345711

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