This task comprises three components.
1. Professional practice portfolio use
Professional practice portfolios are asserted to be beneficial to demonstrate the capability for professional nursing practice.
- Describe a professional practice portfolio and the recommended components.
- Present a written argument for the use of a professional practice portfolio to demonstrate professional nursing practice. This argument should demonstrate critical thinking and analysis of the issues; include why portfolios should be used and a discussion of the benefits and challenges of using a professional practice portfolio to demonstrate capability for professional nursing practice.
- Discuss and differentiate between management and leadership competencies and describe how development of these competencies could be evidenced in a professional practice portfolio.
• Support your argument with at least seven scholarly sources from 2011 onwards.