Personal and Professional Matrix
Personal and Professional Challenge Matrix Worksheet NUR391 Professional Nursing Practice Liz Gonzalez RN, PHN, MSN/Ed University of Phoenix Material Personal and Professional Challenges Matrix Worksheet Use the following matrix to describe three personal and three professional challenges. For each challenge, describe time and stress management techniques along with personal development resources that may help a nurse overcome these challenges. Personal Challenge Time Management Technique Stress Management Technique
Personal Development Resources Time Management Skills Use a daily planner to schedule and organize everything (Katz, Carter, Bishop, & Kravits, 2009) Focus on quality time spent with family, not quantity time Attend church every Sunday with the family Feeling stressed, overwhelmed or losing control Do not procrastinate on homework assignments Eat a well-balanced diet and schedule exercise time (Carter, Bishop, & Kravits, 2011). Read self-help books Maintaining motivation Schedule study time.
Ask for help when needed Reward myself after every class I pass Speak with school counselor, read motivational books Professional Challenge Time Management Technique Stress Management Technique Professional Development Resources Remain culturally diverse (Blais & Hayes, 2011) Schedule time to get to know and understand patients’ cultures and beliefs Set aside time to become more familiar with my culture and beliefs Remain open minded to different beliefs and opinions Talk about my feelings with co-workers
Join the ethics committee at work. Obtain a BSN Schedule monthly goals Set aside study time Remain physically, emotionally and mentally fit. Set up a work-out regimen, eat a well-balanced diet (Carter, Bishop, & Kravits, 2011). Speak with school counselor, read motivational books Keeping up with nursing trends and standards Schedule time to read up to date nursing magazines Maintain my skills and pathophysiology in nursing. Completing my CEU, Join the American Nurses Association. Subscribe to a top nursing magazine