Within the Discussion Board area, write 250 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. You are required to use 1 scholarly resource in addition to your textbook. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
Patricia Benners nursing theory uses the Dreyfus model to describe the stages through which skill acquisition is attained. The five stages are: (1) novice, (2) advanced beginner, (3) competent, (4) proficient, and (5) expert. Reflect on these stages, and respond to the following directions and questions:
Describe your progression through these stages to the point at which you believe you are at this time.
Give examples of your nurse practice at each stage.
At what point did you feel you mastered one stage and moved on to the next stage?