Creating a personal development plan

The purpose of this task is to create a personal development plan. You will create goals focusing on the concepts of strategies to increase resilience and self-care. You will also explore leadership mindsets including cultural sensitivity, diversity, equity, and inclusion to positively influence your professional practice.

Additionally, you will showcase your knowledge to enhance your professional engagement skills to show prospective employers your marketability as a baccalaureate-prepared nurse. Throughout your time at WGU, you will adopt strategies to develop leadership skills and knowledge that will support your professional practice.
Your submission must be your original work. No more than a combined total of 30% of the submission and no more than a 10% match to any one individual source can be directly quoted or closely paraphrased from sources, even if cited correctly. The similarity report that is provided when you submit your task can be used as a guide.

You must use the rubric to direct the creation of your submission because it provides detailed criteria that will be used to evaluate your work. Each requirement below may be evaluated by more than one rubric aspect. The rubric aspect titles may contain hyperlinks to relevant portions of the course.

Tasks may not be submitted as cloud links, such as links to Google Docs, Google Slides, OneDrive, etc., unless specified in the task requirements. All other submissions must be file types that are uploaded and submitted as attachments (e.g., .docx, .pdf, .ppt).

Note: Suggested length of each prompt below, 2–3 paragraphs.

A. Describe two ways you can apply strategies to increase resilience and self-care that will influence your professional practice in a healthcare environment.

B. Create a personal development plan by doing the following:
1. List your personal growth goals and incorporate strategies from part A by doing the following:

Note: Be sure to have the goals be SMART (i.e., specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound).

a. Develop three goals related to the personal development plan (e.g., mindfulness, better eating habits, self-care, leadership mindset).
b. List actionable steps to achieve the goals developed in part B1a.
c. Discuss how the goals from parts B1a will foster your professional engagement.

C. Summarize the importance of having a personal development plan and how it will help you develop leadership skills and knowledge throughout your program.

D. Acknowledge sources, using APA-formatted in-text citations and references, for content that is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized.

E. Demonstrate professional communication in the content and presentation of your submission
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