Georgia Southern University School of Nursing Master of Science in Nursing
CRITICAL ASSIGNMENT OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT TOOL (CA-OAT)
Assignment: NURS 6133 ORGANIZATIONS—Policy Advocacy Experience
Student _____________________________ Date__________________
Instructor _______________________ Submit: Faculty reviewed write-up, faculty evaluation form and this CA-OAT
Performance Rating Scale:
NA = no data available 1 = needs improvement 2 = at expectation for this point in curriculum 3 = above expectation at this point in curriculum
Number MSN Program Outcome Evaluation Criteria Student Faculty
1 Develop advanced clinical practice expertise to affect positive health care a. Applies the risk assessment process in the context of care.
outcomes with individuals, families, populations, and systems, particularly b. Employs health promotion strategies in the framework of advanced nursing
in rural and underserved areas. practice.
c. Develops and evaluates appropriate educational approaches to effect positive
2 Evaluate theory and research for the application of evidence-based a. Correlates theoretical concepts to advanced nursing practice.
practice to health care provided by advanced practice nurses. b. Synthesizes evidence-based research for application to advanced nursing practice.
3 Employ critical thinking and diagnostic reasoning skills in the application of a. Gathers critical information necessary for holistic assessment.
advanced practice nursing knowledge to develop plans of care that b. Employs the diagnostic reasoning process to develop differential diagnoses.
promote health, reduce risk, and manage the illness trajectory. c. Develops, implements, and evaluates therapeutic plans of care.
4 Employ therapeutic communication and technology within the a. Meets School of Nursing standards for oral and written communication across
multidisciplinary collaborative context of advanced practice nursing. diverse audiences (see Forms).
b. Incorporates therapeutic communication with diverse populations.
c. Communicates effectively across disciplines.
d. Uses information technology in a manner that supports communication.
e. Demonstrates proficiency in using diagnostic and therapeutic technology.
5 Demonstrate advanced leadership, advocacy, consultation and citizenship a. Participates in professional activities to enhance advanced nursing practice.
activities to improve health care delivery and effect change in professional b. Provides leadership in the professional APN role.
and political realms. c. Engages in political advocacy activities to affect positive outcomes in health
care and to enhance APN practice.
6 Incorporate human caring values, ethical principles, and cultural and a. Demonstrates human caring values in all interactions.
spiritual sensitivity in all aspects of the advanced practice nursing role. b. Utilizes ethical principles in all interactions.
c. Demonstrates cultural and spiritual sensitively in all interactions.
7 Demonstrate role responsibility and accountability in all professional a. Demonstrates professional accountability in all aspects of course work
endeavors within the scope of the advanced practice nursing role. (follows directions, meets deadlines, and presents professional products).
b. Demonstrates role responsibility in all aspects of graduate program (communicates
issues with faculty, works cooperatively with others to meet objectives, embraces the
role of the APN)
c. Demonstrates role responsibility to the profession (e.g., belongs to professional
organizations, publishes, and presents to peers)