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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Molly L. Hughes
● Personal Strengths

• Personable

PATIENT • Organized
• Logical

CARE ● Opportunities for


Improvement
• Stress  increased speed
• Overestimating my available
time
Short Term
Long Term
- Provide quality care
- Coordinate care
- Identify resources
- Be a resource

PATIENT CARE GOALS


● Personal Strengths
Inspiring

UNIT Energetic
Driven

LEADERSHIP
ABILITIES ● Opportunities for Improvement
Compromising
Settling disputes
UNIT LEADERSHIP ABILITIES

Short Term Goals Long Term Goals


-Become a comfortable - Assume the role of
team member charge nurse
- Participate on unit - Inspire others to make
committees a change
Short Term Goals
-Preceptor to student nurses
-Attend a professional nursing conference

Long Term Goals


-Climb the clinical ladder
-Join the ANA
- Become AE-C certified

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
IT’S NOT HOW GOOD YOU ARE, IT’S HOW GOOD YOU
WANT TO BE BY PAUL ARDEN

“Don’t give a speech, “Do not put your


put on a show.” (p. 68) cleverness in front of
& the communication”
(p. 36)
“Don’t look for the
next opportunity. The &
one you have in hand “Supplies are only as
is the opportunity” (p. good as you are”
32)
(p. 84)

Arden, P. (2011). Its not how good you are, its how good you want to be the worlds best-selling
LEADERSHIP SHADOWING
George, Charge Nurse

•Why George?
•RN  Charge
•Well-liked on unit

•What I learned
•Various roles
•“Extra set of hands/eyes”
•Wears many hats
COMMUNITY ACTIVITY
San Xavier Mission Tohono O’odham Pow Wow

•Interest in Native American culture


•Community strengths and weaknesses
•Application of observations
•Hierarchy & Communication
•Traditional Values & Implementation of change
•Insight into successful interaction
Short Term
-ACLS certification Long Term
-PALS certification -Pass CPN exam
-ECMO certification -Begin CRNA

HIGHER EDUCATION GOALS


-Pass NCLEX
-Begin New -Preceptor -ECMO, CPN & -Graduate from
Grad Program -Join ANA certification CRNA school

2019 2021 2023

2018 2020 2022 2026

-Join committee -Become charge -Gain entry to


-Professional -Advance clinical CRNA school
conference ladder
-ACLS/ PALS
REFERENCE
Arden, P. (2011). Its not how good you are, its how good you want to be the
worlds best-selling book. London: Phaidon.