Role of the Professional Nurse in Health Policy

Role of the Professional Nurse in Health Policy Paper Submission

Write a paper on the role of the professional nurse in health policy.

1. Discuss the professional nurse’s role in health policy.

2. Identify an action plan for nurses to increase involvement.

 

Submission Instructions:

· The paper is to be clear and concise and students will lose points for improper grammar, punctuation and misspelling.

· The paper is to be NO SHORTER THAN 5 PAGES; NOR LONGER THAN 7 PAGES in length, excluding the title, abstract and references page.

· Your paper should be formatted per APA and references should be current (published within last five years) scholarly journal articles or primary legal sources (statutes, court opinions).

· Incorporate a minimum of 3 current (published within last five years) scholarly journal articles or primary legal sources (statutes, court opinions) within your work. Journal articles and books should be referenced according to current APA style (the library (Links to an external site.) has a copy of the APA Manual).

· Grading Rubric

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· Your assignment will be graded according to the grading rubric.

Essay/Paper Rubric
Criteria Ratings Points
Identification of Main Issues/Problems 4 points Distinguished

Identify and demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of the issues/problems.

3 points Excellent

Identifies and demonstrate an accomplished understanding of most of issues/problems.

2 points Fair

Identifies and demonstrate an acceptable understanding of most of issues/problems.

1 point Poor

Identifies and demonstrate an unacceptable understanding of most of issues/problems.

4 points
Analysis and Evaluation of Issues/Problems 4 points Distinguished

Presents an insightful, thorough analysis and evaluation of issues/problems.

3 points Excellent

Presents a thorough analysis and evaluation of most of the issues/problems.

2 points Fair

Presents a superficial or incomplete analysis and evaluation of issues/problems.

1 point Poor

Presents unacceptable analysis and evaluation of issues/problems.

4 points
Demonstrates a Conceptual Understanding 4 points Distinguished

Provides a thorough, competent and interpretive responses to all issues/problems, and shows a high level of conceptual understanding.

3 points Excellent

Provides a competent and interpretive responses to all issues/problems, and shows a moderate level of conceptual understanding.

2 points Fair

Provides a competent responses to all issues/problems, but lacks interpretation and a moderate level of conceptual understanding.

1 point Poor

Provides an unacceptable response to all issues/problems, and lacks interpretation and a moderate level of conceptual understanding.

4 points
Use of Citations to Course Readings and Additional Research/Literature 4 points Distinguished

Effectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Exceptional use of citations and extended referencing.

3 points Excellent

Effectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Moderate use of citations and extended referencing.

2 points Fair

Ineffectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Moderate use of citations and extended referencing.

1 point Poor

Ineffectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. An unacceptable use of citations and extended referencing.

4 points
Writing Mechanics and APA Formatting Guidelines 4 points Distinguished

Demonstrate a high level of clarity, precision, and attention to detail. APA style is correct and writing is free of grammar and spelling errors.

3 points Excellent

Demonstrate a high level of clarity. APA style and writing mechanics need more precision and attention to detail.

2 points Fair

Demonstrate a moderate level of clarity. APA style and writing mechanics need more precision and attention to detail.

1 point Poor

Demonstrates issues in writing and communicating clearly. APA style and writing mechanics need serious attention.

4 points
Total Points: 20

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