Benner’s Model .

The levels of Benner’s Model reflect movement from reliance on past abstract principles to the concrete experience. An individual’s perception of situations changes as experience is gained. To help better understand your perspective on your new role, complete the following self-assessment. Refer to the model to guide your perception.

  1. What areas of your career do you most want to focus and further develop?
  2. What do you look forward to most about your new role?
  3. What do you fear the most about your new job? 4. What do you most hope to gain from your new experience? 5. Adapting to a new position/work setting is stressful and overwhelming. List three ways in which you cope with excessive stress.
  4. What are your goals and objectives for your first, second, and third months in your new position as well as the remainder of your first year?

Benner, P. (2001). From Novice to Expert: Excellence and power in clinical nursing practice



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