(Solution) NR 351 Week 2 Discussion: iCARE Self-Assessment 1


This week’s graded discussion topic relates to the following Course Outcome (CO).

  • CO4: Integrate critical thinking and judgment in professional decision-making in collaboration with faculty and peers.


As you embark on your BSN journey, self-assessment of your knowledge, skills, and abilities is essential. Download this iCARE Self-Assessment 1 (Links to an external site.), save it to your computer or device, and type directly on the saved document. Carefully consider each area and mark appropriately. Save this document on your computer in a location where you can retrieve it for a future course. After completed and saved, consider your areas of strength and areas for improvement. You do not need to submit or share the iCARE Self-Assessment 1 document in this discussion, but you do need to support your discussion with the required resources outlined each week in the discussion rubric (See below).

For this discussion, please do the following.

  1. Share details about one area from the iCARE Self-Assessment 1 where you have significant opportunity for improvement during your BSN program. How will you work to improve your own professionalism in this area?
  2. Share details about how you would like your instructors to demonstrate care for students while you are in your BSN program.



From the iCARE self-assessment, the key area I have a chance to improve during the BSN program is the competency to use new information and apply it to my nursing practice. Considering the increasing advancements in healthcare system, it has become highly fundamental for nurses to develop the ability to identify and use new information in their practice in order to be able to meet the increasingly complex patient needs and also remain relevant in today’s and future practice (Hood, 2018).

There are different strategies I plan to use to enhance my professionalism in the use and application of new information in nursing practice. One strategy is provision of additional time…..Please click the icon below to purchase full answer at only $5