Nursing Informatics Competencies
Keyboarding Rubric
Name: ________________________ Self Assessment


3- Most Of The Time
2- Some Of The Time
1- Seldom

Upper Body Posture:

Back aligned straight. Body is within hand span of keyboard.


Lower Body Posture:

Hips touch back of chair. Feet are flat on floor.


Hand/Finger Position:

You demonstrate correct hand position over home row. You strike keys with tips of fingers.


Palm Position:

You keep palms off of desk and/or keyboard.


Typing Rhythm:

You maintain a steady timing rhythm.



Your finished work is at an accuracy rate of 90% or better.



You maintain average typing pace of 40 words per minute.

Add Up Overall Scores --------------->      

Total Score___________

Self Assessment Reflections:
 - a professional development initiative 2000 - 2006