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````````````Academic and Professional Success Plan Prepared by:Lisa A. Cooper, RN, BSN, CWSNURS 6002: Foundations of Graduate Study
This document is to be used for NURS 6002 Foundations of Graduate Studyto complete Assessments 1-6. Just as importantly the document serves to organize your thoughts about planning for your academic and professional success.For specific instructions see the weekly assessment details in the course, or ask your instructor for further guidance.
Week 1 | Part 1: My Academic and Professional NetworkI have identified and secured the participation of the following academic (at least two) and professional (at least two) individuals and/or teams to form the basis of my network.This network will help me to clarify my vision for success and will help guide me now and in the future.Directions: Complete the information below for each member of your network. For morethan four entries repeat the items below with details of your additional network member(s) in the ‘ADDITIONAL NETWORK MEMBERS’ section.NETWORK MEMBER 1Name: Assigned AmbassadorTitle: RN, BSN, MSN, NPOrganization: Walden UniversityAcademic or Professional: AcademicWhy I selected this individual and/or team and how they will support my success in the MSN program and as a practicing nurse: To help me navigate as I complete my journey through this degree program and provide reassurance when I am struggling.Notes: Called Lorraine today and she will have an ambassador reach out to me.
NETWORK MEMBER 2Name: Alicia AllenTitle: MSW, MEdOrganization: Spectrum RecoveryAcademic or Professional: Academic Why I selected this individual and/or team and how they will support my success in the MSN program and as a practicing nurse: I know Alicia because I was in a group that she taught over the course of three years. I learned a lot about mindfulness, CBT, DBT, and anger management from her and her colleagues.Notes: Not sure if this would be a conflict of interest for Alicia since I am a pastpatient.
NETWORK MEMBER 3Name: Southern Gulf Coast Alliance of Nurse PractitionersTitle: N/AOrganization: Southern Gulf Coast Alliance of Nurse PractitionersAcademic/Professional: ProfessionalWhy I selected this individual and/or team and how they will support my success in the MSN program and as a practicing nurse: They are local, and I will be able toparticipate in meetings and volunteer work.Notes: Have been emailing their contact person and they have a decreased rate for students. I have joined and have already been invited to a dinner and two meetings.
NETWORK MEMBER 4Name: American Psychiatric Nurses AssociationTitle: N/A Organization: American Psychiatric Nurses AssociationAcademic or Professional: ProfessionalWhy I selected this individual and/or team and how they will support my success in the MSN program and as a practicing nurse: This association has a large number of clinical resources for its. I will be able to network with other nurses and other nurse practitioners who have the same interests.