Personal Career Development Plan Students in tl1is course are embarking on a path to advance their nursing career. In order to transition effectively, students are to develop a plan for their chosen career path. Students should interview a nurse in the same or similar position to which the student aspires. This position must be a position requiring a BSN or higher degree. Included in personal career development plan should be short-term and long-term goals, selection of a mentor, and information specific to transitioning into the clwsen role. It is important to care for self. Find balance in your life between work in nursing, school, and personal life. The personal career development plan should also include strategies to care for self and promote success in the RN-BSN program, including a study plan, and time management and stress reduction strategies. Grading Rubric Criteria Possible Points Actual Points and Comments Goals are specific to the chosen area to which the student aspires: • Short-term goals • Long-term goals 15 Plans for selection of a mentor 10 Plan for transition to chosen role: • BSN or higher required • Role responsibilities • Licensure/certification requirements and process • Role availability & salary • Pros and cons of role, including potential liabilities • Potential for professional growth 35 Study plan 10 Time management plan 10 Stress reduction plan 10 Grammar and Writing Style 10 Total 100 The personal career development plan must include the following: • Short-term and long-term goals • Selection of a mentor or plans for finding a mentor • Information specific to transitioning into the chosen role • Strategies to care for self and to promote success in the RN-BSN program including A study plan Time management strategies Stress reduction strategies.