WEEK 1 Time Management Plan Guidelines PURPOSE The purpose of this assignment is to allow the learner to use effective strategies to manage time as a professional nurse and online student. COURSE OUTCOMES This assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes. CO #3. Demonstrate effective verbal, written, and technological communication using legal and ethical standards for transferring knowledge. (PO #3) CO #4. Integrate critical thinking and judgment in professional decision-making in collaboration with faculty and peers. (PO #4) CO #5. Integrate application of professional values, service, and accountability when planning for personal, intellectual, and professional development. (PO #5) CO #9. Demonstrates responsibility for personal and professional development by assessing computer competence, implementing plans for upgrading computer skills, and using effective strategies for online student success. (PO #5) DUE DATE Submit the assignment to the Week 1 Dropbox by TT. POINTS This assignment is worth a total of 100 points. PREPARING THE TIME MANAGEMENT PLAN 1. Read this document (Time Management Plan Guidelines), including the Rubric. 2. From Doc Sharing, download the Time Management Plan Template. Rename that document as Your Last Name Time Management Plan.docx. Save it to your own computer or flash drive in a location where you will be able to retrieve it later. Type your assignment directly on the saved document. Remember that only Microsoft Word 2010 or a later version is acceptable. The document must be saved as a .docx. Save your work frequently as you type to prevent loss of your work. 3. As you prepare your Time Management Plan, consider your own life. When do you work, sleep, and spend time with family and friends? How will the addition of online coursework impact your time management? 4. Complete the Time Management Plan with your schedule for an upcoming course week. Be sure to consider all the activities you will do during that week. Work on this assignment during Week 1. Don’t wait until the due date to begin your work! 5. An example of a plan may be found at the end of this document. 6. When your assignment is complete, save and close the document. Enter the course and submit the document as an attachment to the Week 1 Dropbox. See the Week 1 Assignments page for step-by-step instructions on how to use the Dropbox. ? DIRECTIONS AND GRADING CRITERIA Category Points % Description: See Rubric for details. Categories Used 20 points 20% Use at least five categories for the week that clearly describe the activities in which you participate. You may add additional categories and labels. Logical Sequence 20 points 20% Plan for each day of the week follows a very logical sequence. Schedule 20 points 20% Schedule completed for 24 hours each day during 7 days of the week.