1) Students utilize the clinical evaluation tool to self-grade at midterm and final week. Clinical faculty agreement or recommend changes both at midterm and final week.
2) At Mid-term, a numeric value of 2 is acceptable since continued growth is expected until completion of clinical hours.
a. When a QSEN competency KSA falls “below expectations,” a score of 2 out of 4; a remediation plan for competency I-VI and KSA a-f will be documented on the Performance Improvement Form. Agreement from student, clinical faculty, lead faculty, and director(s) signatures required.
b. When remediation requirements meet time frames & criteria, the grade for the specific competency and KSA increases to “met” at 3 out of 4.
3) Early identification of areas falling below expectations and a clear action plan with time frames for student success facilitate clear communication and documentation of efforts.
4) Narrative Pedagogy (exemplar) required for a score of 4 documents personal knowledge application of skills and attitude changes while providing quality safe care for the sick client. One clinical exemplar may embody several competencies I-VI and KSAs a-f.