Describe a clinical example that you could include in your professional practice portfolio.
1. Discuss the function/s of a professional practice portfolio in nursing. In your discussion you should critically analyse why a professional practice portfolio should be created, and outline three challenges of using the portfolio to demonstrate capability for professional nursing practice (suggested word count 200 words). 2. Describe a clinical example that you could include in your professional practice portfolio. Choose an example from a previous or current clinical placement where you were delegated an action/responsibility by an RN/Clinical Facilitator and describe this example. Your description should include: the context of nursing practice and health care delivery (i.e., where this occurred); who was involved; what you were delegated to do; the challenges involved; how you enacted the delegated action/responsibility, and the outcome of the situation (suggested word count 150 words). 3. Explain how you demonstrated at least THREE relevant professional standards2 in the clinical example you described (within your student nurse scope of practice) and reflect on the accountability for your decisions, actions, behaviours, and responsibilities (suggested word count 350 words). 4. With reference to your clinical example, identify and then describe a practice area for which you require continuing professional development (CPD), and create a plan for developing your own professional practice portfolio. For your plan you should: a) describe the format that you will use and justify your choice ., hard copy or electronic portfolio. If it is an electronic portfolio, describe what platform you will use, b) describe what components will be included in your portfolio, and c) outline seven items (including one CPD item) that you will include in your portfolio so far from your BN degree which will facilitate your job application (suggested word count 300 words).