Nursing Students - Step 1: Creating your Portfolio


Nursing Students - Step 1: Creating your Portfolio


As part of the Nursing Program requirements you are asked to create a digital portfolio. 

Your portfolio is to be created using Microsoft Office's tool called OneNote. OneNote is like a digital notebook where you can create sections and pages of content. Upload documents, images, video and more. 

Creating your portfolio is a 3-step process. The directions below will walk you through Step 1, Creating your Portfolio. 


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1. Login to Montco Connect (the portal)  
2. Navigate to the Quick Links drop down menu, select the Office 365 icon

Note: If you do not see this icon, navigate to



3. Click the OneNote icon.



4. In the upper left corner, click New. A drop down menu will appear. Select Blank Notebook



5. Give your Notebook the name your instructor has indicated, Nursing Portfolio for + Your Name. For example, Nursing Portfolio for Jane Doe.  

Then click Create.


6. As required by your instructor and as indicated on you Portfolio Grading Rubric, you will need to provide content for 15 sections including adding content to a Welcome page.

To add content to these areas you will need to create Sections in your Notebook. 

7. In lower left corner of your Notebook, click the + Section icon.   

8. A pop-up window will appear. Enter the section name you wish to add. Click OK when you are finished.

You will need to do this for each Section that you are required to include.

The sections you are to include are as follows:

  • Welcome
  • Resume and Cover Letter
  • Application of Nursing Process
  • Skill Performance
  • Teaching Experience 
  • Group Leadership
  • Continuing Education
  • Goal Statements
  • Personal Philosophy
  • Critical Thinking
  • Additional Material Showing Professional Behavior
  • Evaluation of Profession in the Nursing Program
  • NCLEX Preparation Plan
  • Civic Responsibility
  • Global Perspective

9. Once you have added your Sections you can begin adding your content which is Step 2 of the portfolio process.   
Posted by: Kasey Golding - June 6, 2019. This article has been viewed 6955 times.
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