Elderly Abuse

Topic should be on elderly abuse and ethics of nursing

This assignment is a formally written paper in APA format, 7th edition. A minimum of three professional references is required. You may use internet sites and articles but they will not be counted as a professional citation. Please use the headings of each section of the rubric to outline your paper. The paper will be 7 pages in length—and not exceeding 7 pages of text. Title page/references are NOT included in this count. A pdf. version of the paper may NOT be submitted—only a Word document that can be edited will be accepted. Two points will be deducted for each page over the maximum number. The grading guidelines are as follows:

Ethics Final Paper–Evaluation RubricPossible ScoreYour Score
Introduction:  Summary of what is known about the ethical issueWell summarized (20)  Adequately summarized (15), Superficially summarized (10)  Poorly summarized (5) 20 
Ethical Dimensions of the Issue Identified and Discussed (why is this an ethical issue)Ethical Dimensions Clearly Identified (5), Superficially identified (2), Not identified (0)Ethical Dimensions Clearly Discussed (5), Superficially discussed (2), Not discussed (0) 10 
Relevance of the Ethical Issue to Health Professions/NursingRelevance of the Ethical Issue to Nursing well described (10), Adequately described (7), Poorly summarized (3)10 
Relevant Ethical Analysis (Principles, Ethical Theories, Laws, and Standards of Practice) Complete Analysis of Principles, Ethical Theories, Laws, and SOP (30)Adequate Analysis (15), Superficial Analysis (10), Poorly Analyzed (5)30 
Personal Professional Response to the IssueThorough discussion (10), Adequate Discussion (7), Superficial Discussion (5)10 
Conclusion: Reflection of What you LearnedReflection clearly articulated (8), adequately articulated (6), superficially articulated (4), poorly articulated (2)8 
Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar—pdf. version of paper WILL NOT be accepted and will result in a grade of zero points for the assignment without discussion No errors (10), 1-2 errors (8), 3-4 errors (6), 5 or more errors (4), errors obscure meaning or the instructions for the assignment were disregarded (2) 10 
Clarity and Organization – Rubric Headings utilized Headings utilized, paper clear/concise/organized (10)Headings not utilized, paper clear/concise/organized (7),No Headings, paper unclear/ not concise/disorganized (5),Lack of organization obscures meaning or you have not corrected feedback given in prior assignments (2) 10 
Correct APA Style (6th or 7th)No errors (5), 1-2 errors (4), 3-4 errors (3), 5-6 errors (2),6-7 errors (1), 8 or more errors (0)5 
Correct Length 7 pages of text, PLUS title page and references YES or NO2 
Minimum of 3 professional nursing references, 5 years old or less YES or NO5 
Total Points120 

NRG5000 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing

Dr. Lisa Capps, Faculty

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