How to complete GCU’s nursing Education Practicum Documentation (NEPD) Form: Competency 2

How to complete GCU’s nursing Education Practicum Documentation (NEPD) Form: Competency 2

NUR-665E Nursing Education Practicum

Directions: Complete the documentation form. Type in your response in the unshaded box below each question. The form will expand for as long as you type. The purpose of this assignment is to document meeting the competency and to promote deep reflection on your practicum activities. Consider reviewing course textbooks: Certified Nurse Educator Review Book: The Official NLN Guide to the CNE Exam and NLN Core Competencies for Nurse Educators: A Decade of Influence for suggested practicum activities.

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Nurse Educator Competency 2: Facilitate Learner Development and Socialization.
  Learner Name:    Date(s):
Complete this section before you begin the weeks’ clinical. Learning Goals: What do you want to accomplish for Competency 2: Facilitate Learner Development and Socialization

Be sure your goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time bound (S.M.A.R.T. goals).

Some goals should reflect higher cognitive learning levels in Bloom’s taxonomy.

My goal/s for this competency is/are to:

1.       Recognize individual’s learning needs and styles with the following features:

a)      Culture diversity

b)      Previous education in Nursing

c)       Individuals at risk, i.e., Vulnerable population

d)      Traditional vs non-traditional

2.      Access materials necessary for diverse learning needs

3.      Develop a learning environment that offers personal goal setting, reflection, and socialization to nurses’ roles.

4.      Meet the professional goals

5.      Reinforce the development of myself in the following domains;

I.            Affective

II.            Psychomotor

III.            Cognitive

6.      Develop professionally and help others advance in the profession

7.       Participate in constructive peer and self-evaluation.



Resources and Strategies: What type of resources or strategies will you utilize to accomplish your learning goals? Include both human and material resources.
The resources (human and material) and strategies I need to meet my weekly goal are:

1.      Learn Professional modelled behaviour from my instructors

2.      learning materials and relevant information on the course

3.      Grasp opportunities to learn and share current and proven practices in nursing

4.      Integrating up-to-date technology into nursing education

5.      Set attainable peer and self-reflection goals

6.       Engage in constructive self and peer evaluation programs.


Measurement: How will you know that you have accomplished your learning goal(s)? What criteria will you use to measure this?
The criteria I will use to measure my goals are:

1.      I should excel in competency tests, with a score of 80% in the learner development and socialization exam

2.      I will develop paragraphs that demonstrate my growth professionally and how I should encourage others to do so (Johnson, 2022)

3.      I should develop lesson plans with topics of my choice using the blank Active Teaching Map

4.      I should create my reports and reflects on VARK and KOLB learning inventories and Meyers-Briggs personality inventory (Johnson, 2022).



Complete this section after you complete the weeks’ clinical. Evaluation: Did you meet your goal? What did you accomplish that you can use as evidence that you met your learning goals?


Did you meet your goal? Why or why not?

I met my goal. Firstly, I passed my competency test with a score of 85. Secondly, I have grown professionally and been able to advise others to advance. Also, I can develop lesson plans with topics of my choice using the blank Active Teaching Map. Finally, I am in a position to develop and present both self and peer reports and reflect on the subject.

Reflect on Competency 2, analyzing your practicum experiences: Be sure to connect your experiences directly to the competency.

We all have unique learning needs; Individuals need different learning resources, and we can develop professionally through constructive peer and self-reflection.

Clinical hours completed on this topic:

Total clinical hours completed to date:


Johnson, C. (2022). Competency II: Facilitate Learner Development & Socialization. Nursing Portfolio: Claudette D. Johnson. Retrieved 22 June 2022, from–socialization.html.

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