(Answered) NR447 week 2 AACN Essentials Self-Assessment and Patient-Centered Care

Download the Week 2 Self-Assessment of the AACN Essentials (Links to an external site.). Follow the directions on the form. Note your total score. Next, review this article:

Kramer, M., Schmalenberg, C., Maguire, P., Brewer, B., Burke, R., Chmielewski, L., … Meeks-Sjostrom, D. (2009). Walk the talk: Promoting control of nursing practice and a patient-centered culture. Critical Care Nurse, 29(3), 77–93. https://chamberlainuniversity.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=edswsc&AN=000266533800011&site=eds-live&scope=site  (Links to an external site.)

After you have completed your self-assessment, answer the following questions:

  1. If you are willing, please share your total score on the AACN Essentials Self-Assessment. If you do not wish to share your score, give a general description of your current KSA levels.
  2. Candidly identify and share with your classmates areas where knowledge, skills or abilities (KSAs) are lacking?
  3. Describe the relationship between the AACN Essentials and your new-found knowledge about Patient Centered Care. Are there opportunities for you to improve?


According to O’Neill (2016), understanding the AACN Essentials of for Professional Nursing is considered pertinent owing to the fact that it helps nurses in enhancing their competencies in various areas. After completing AACN essentials self-assessment, I got a score of 40. From the assessment, it is evident that I am capable of applying leadership skills in the delivery of quality nursing care…..Please click the icon below to purchase full solution at $5