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Assignment Overview In this assignment, you will research and locate a current journal article on nursing leadership styles.
The article must be from a professional, peer-reviewed nursing journal published within the last 5
years; and then write a summary of your findings.
Perform the following tasks:
Complete the reading assignment and the interactive lesson before attempting this assignment.
Research a current journal article on nursing leadership styles. The article must be from a
professional, peer-reviewed nursing journal published within the last 5 years.
Write a 1-2 page summary of your findings following the criteria below: o First paragraph: summarize the major points of the article. o Second paragraph: answer whether you support the leadership style, and why or
o Final paragraph: discuss the article as it relates to nursing practice. o Use at least one additional outside source, such as your textbook. o The summary should be written in APA style format and all sources must be
Include the proper file naming convention: NUR204_wk7_assn_jsmith_mmddyyy. Grading:
Criteria Excellent (3pts) Good (2pts) Needs Improvement (1pt)
Article – Citation from a professional peer-reviewed nursing journal. – Current within last 5 years – Relates to nursing leadership.
– Citation from nursing journal. – Out of date or – Not related to nursing leadership
– Citation not from a nursing journal – Article out of date or not related to nursing leadership.
First Paragraph – Concise summary of key points of article. – Writing is clear and focused. – Details are present.
– Concise summary of key points. – Writing is not clear or focused. – Some details present.
– Summary is not concise. – Writing is not clear or focused. – Details are missing.
Second Paragraph – Writing presents support or non-support of leadership style. – Writing explains why support or non-support is given. – Writing is clear and logical.
– Writing presents support or non-support. – Writing does not express reason for support or non- support. – Writing is somewhat unclear or not logical.
– Writing does not present support or non- support. – Writing does not express reason for support or non- support. – Writing is unclear and illogical.
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Third Paragraph – Writing is related to nursing practice and demonstrates analysis and application.
– Writing is related to nursing practice. – Analysis and application is weak.
– Writing is not related to nursing practice. – Missing analysis and application.
– Proper APA format is used for citations. – At least two sources are included. – Spelling and grammar errors are few and insignificant.
– Proper APA format is used for citations. – Only one source is used. – Occasional errors in spelling and grammar.
– APA format is not used. – Sources are missing. – Significant errors in spelling and grammar. Written communication is non-coherent.
Instructor: Total score