Nurses use critical thinking skills to analyze data to make important decisions. Think about the competencies you selected to develop in Wk 1. How would improving these professional competencies impact critical thinking and clinical decision-making?
Using the 2 competencies and the 2 essentials from the Wk 1 worksheet, develop a 12- to 15-slide presentation with detailed speaker notes.
Include an overview of the QSEN Competencies and the AACN Baccalaureate Essentials. Do the following:
- Explain how each competency and essential that you selected aligns with critical thinking and clinical decision-making.
- Provide examples of how improvements in these areas will impact patient outcomes.
- Explain how developing the competencies and essentials will impact/improve your work.
Include at least 2 scholarly resources from the University of Phoenix Library.
Cite your sources according to APA guidelines.