A Synthesis paper on the topic of Asthma is needed. I provided a rubric to address the concepts in the left hand column and included additional information below.
Needed on or before 06/07/18.
Major Paper Rubric 100 points
This rubric will be used to grade your major paper. .
|Levels of Achievement|
|Content Epidemiology Definition Pathophysiology 20%||18.6 to 20 pointsIdentifies the issue and why the topic is important to explore. Determinants of health covered in detail and supported by research. –Topic interesting, of appropriate breadth for length of paper & an appropriate topic for research. –Support for thesis complex, complete, & in-depth. –Writer involved with subject, not merely doing an assignment. –Clear and appropriate organization, with effective transitions, introduction, and conclusion.||17 to 18.59 pointsTopic somewhat broad or narrow for length of paper and /or a questionable topic for research. –Determinants of health addressed but minimally supported. –Support for thesis sufficient, but lacking in depth or complexity. –Organization, transitions, introduction, and conclusion slightly lacking clarity and/or appropriateness.||15 to 16.9 pointsTopic too broad or narrow for length of paper. –Support for thesis is not substantially sufficient. –Organization, transitions, introduction, and conclusion are inconsistent, lacking clarity and depth||0 to 14.9 pointsTopic too broad or narrow for length of paper and/or a poor topic for research. –Support for thesis barely sufficient, and/or. –Organization, transitions, introduction, and conclusion lacking clarity and/or appropriateness. Poor transitions, introduction and/or conclusion.|
|Quality of Research/Review of Literature20%||18.6 to 20 pointsAll components of the paper aea addressed and researched in depth , evidence- based and beyond the obvious revealing new insights||17 to 18.59 pointsAll components of the paper are addressed are researched in depth, evidenced -based but lacking any new insights||15 to 16.9 pointsIncomplete/sketchy addressing of paper components, miminal inclusion of evidenced-based practice||0 to 14.9 pointsSome components of paper missing or not addressed Differential diagnoses, management and patient education are missing or not appropriate.|
|Diagnoses 10%||9.3 to 10 pointsMore than 3 appropriate differential diagnoses identified and throughly discussed.||8.5 to 9.29 points3 apppropriate differential diagnoses identified and throughly discussed.||7.5 to 8.49 points3 appropriate differential diagnoses are identified but are not throughly discussed.||0 to 7.49 points< 3 appropriate differential diagnoses are identified or 3 differential diagnoses identified but not appropriate and not throuhgly discussed.|
|Plan of Care/Interventions 20%||18.6 to 20 pointsManagement including pharmacological and nonpharmacologica interventions and patient education are identified, evidenced-based and throughly discussed.||17 to 18.59 points.Management including pharmacological and nonpharmacologica interventions and patient education are identified evidenced-based and but not throughly discussed.||15 to 16.9 pointsManagement including pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions and patient education are skecthy and/or not evidenced-based and/or not throughly discussed.||0 to 14.9 pointsManagement including pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions and patient education are not included or presented but inappropriate.|
|Levels of Achievement|
|Role of the FNP related to the topic chosen 15%||13.95 to 15 pointsSynthesizes the role of the FNP into the chosen topic based upon ANCC core competencies. EBP guidelines provide the basis for management||12.75 to 13.9 pointsDescribes the role characteristics of the FNP in relation to the chosen topic. General management strategies identified.||11.25 to 12.74 pointsRole of FNP addressed but related tangentially to the chosen topic. Management strategies identified but not specific to the case study or referenced from EBP documents.||0 to 11.24 pointsRole of FNP superficially addressed, incomplete or inappropriate management strategies addressed. Poor documentation of strategies. No EBP documentation.|
|Grammar/ Mechanics 10%||9.3 to 10 points2 or less errors in format or punctuation or capitalization. –Consistent and appropriate voice. — Sophisticated and precise word choice. Paragraph size appropriate –No spelling errors. No slang. –No errors in agreement, pronouns/antecedents, or tense. –Met all style and min/max page requirements||8.5 to 9.29 points4 or less errors in format, punctuation, or capitalization. — Voice mostly consistent and appropriate. Lengthy paragraphs — Fairly effective word choice. –No more than 2 spelling errors. –Fewer than 1 errors in agreement, pronouns/antecedents, or tense. –Met most style and min/max page requirements||7.5 to 8.49 points6 or less errors in format, punctuation or capitalization. Voice somewhat consistent and appropriate. Errors distract from readability. Lengthy paragraphs — Correct word choice. –More than 3 spelling errors. –More than 2 errors in agreement, pronouns/antecedents, or tense. Failed to meet style and/or min/max page requirements||0 to 7.49 pointsMany errors in format, punctuation, or capitalization. Paper fails to flow in a logical sequence. Failed to meet style and/or min/max page requirements.|
|Bibliography 5 %||4.65 to 5 pointsSources reliable and properly cited. A minimum of 8 references (>6 EBP journal articles. All references correctly cited in the paper and the bibliography. All information relevant to topic.||4.25 to 4.64 pointsSources reliable and properly cited but has secondary references. A minimum of 8 references (<6 EBP journal articles. All references correctly cited in the paper and the bibliography. Information relevant to topic.||3.75 to 4.24 pointsSources reliable and properly cited. Articles do not substantially support your topic. 8 references (>6 EBP journal articles. All information relevant to topic.||0 to 3.74 pointsSecond hand sources and incorrectly cited. Does not have a minimum of 8 references and/ or have less than 6 EBP journal articles. Most of l information not relevant to topic.|