Unit 1 Assignment Selection of Topic

The Economic Consequences of a Trade War
September 7, 2019
Drug Cartels
September 7, 2019

Instructions
Please choose a research topic to investigate from the list provided. If you are enrolled in the FNP concentration choose from the list of clinical topics. If you are enrolled in the Nurse Educator concentration choose from the list of education topics. Personal choice topics will not be entertained as these areas for research follow the guidelines of the agencies that develop accreditation and certification criteria.
Assignment:
Once you have selected your topic:
Write 2-3 paragraphs supporting the rationale for your choice and how you will develop this topic.
Using the PICO(T) format, construct one quantitative question and one qualitative question setting the stage for developing your research investigation.
Include a discussion on which research methodology you feel would be most appropriate for your investigation.
Upload your completed document to this assignment area.
This assignment is due by Sunday at midnight.
Research Topics for Proposal:
Clinical Topics for investigation
Topics in chronic care across the lifespan
Examples:
COPD
Diabetes
Hypertension
Chronic neurological disorders
CAD
Renal disease
Cancers
Diagnosis and clinical management of acute disorders through the lifespan
Pediatric disorders
Women’s health
Health promotion and preventive care issues ( See Healthy People 2020)
End of life care
Bullying and incivility in clinical practice
Prescriptive authority for APRNs
Outline
Please use this outline for your final paper.
Cover page
Abstract
(body of paper)
Introduction
Background
Ethical considerations
Literature Review
Model
Discussion
Conclusion
Reference
Appendix (if needed)

Rubric
NU560 Unit 1 Assignment
NU560 Unit 1 Assignment
Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeContent & Concepts
NU560-CO1; NU560-CO3; PRICE-P 5.0 pts
5
Ideas and concepts are consistently clear and always well explained. Relationships between concepts and ideas are always discussed fairly and always synthesized in a logical fashion with strong, well-founded supporting arguments. All discussion and arguments are thoroughly supported with research and/or resource materials that are pertinent, valid, and reliable. 4.5 pts
4
Ideas and concepts are clear and well explained. Relationships between concepts and ideas are discussed fairly and synthesized in a logical fashion with well-founded supporting arguments. Discussion and arguments are supported with research and/or resource materials that are pertinent, valid, and reliable 4.0 pts
3
Ideas and concepts are reasonably well explained. Discussion and arguments are, for the most part, supported with research and/or resource materials that are pertinent, valid, and reliable relationships between concepts, and ideas are discussed. These could be further strengthened with additional research or resource materials. 3.5 pts
2
Basic ideas and concepts are presented; however, they are under-developed and poorly explained. There is minimal evidence of a relationship between ideas and concepts. Discussion and arguments are not supported with additional research or research that is pertinent and valid. 3.0 pts
1
Some basic ideas and concepts are started, but not developed. There is no identifiable relationship between ideas and concepts. There is little or no discussion and/or argument with supporting research. 0.0 pts
0
There are no developed ideas or concepts. There is no supporting research.
5.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAnalysis
NU560-CO3; PRICE-I 5.0 pts
5
Organizes and synthesizes evidence to reveal insightful patterns, differences, or similarities related to focus. 4.5 pts
4
Organizes and analyzes evidence to reveal insightful patterns, differences, or similarities related to focus. 4.0 pts
3
Organizes evidence to reveal important patterns, differences, or similarities related to focus. 3.5 pts
2
Organizes evidence, but the organization is not effective in revealing important patterns, differences, or similarities. 3.0 pts
1
Describes evidence, but it is not organized and/ or is unrelated to focus. 0.0 pts
0
Lists evidence, but it is not organized and/ or is unrelated to focus.
5.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWriting Conventions
PRICE-P; PRICE-I 5.0 pts
5
The paper exhibits a superior command of written English language conventions. The paper has no errors in mechanics, grammar, or spelling. 4.5 pts
4
The paper exhibits a strong command of written English language conventions. The paper has no errors in mechanics, grammar, or spelling that impair the flow of communication. 4.0 pts
3
The paper exhibits command of written English language conventions. The paper has minor errors in mechanics, grammar, or spelling that impact the flow of communication. 3.5 pts
2
The paper exhibits a limited command of written English language conventions. The paper has frequent errors in mechanics, grammar, or spelling that impede the flow of communication. 3.0 pts
1
The paper exhibits little command of written English language conventions. The paper has errors in mechanics, grammar, or spelling that cause the reader to stop and reread parts of the writing to discern meaning. 0.0 pts
0
The paper does not demonstrate command of written English language conventions. The paper has multiple errors in mechanics, grammar, or spelling that cause the reader difficulty discerning the meaning.
5.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPA
PRICE-P; PRICE-I 5.0 pts
5
The required APA elements are all included with correct formatting, including in-text citations and references. 4.5 pts
4
The required APA elements are all included with minor formatting errors, including in-text citations and references. 4.0 pts
3
The required APA elements are all included with multiple formatting errors, including in-text citations and references. 3.5 pts
2
The required APA elements are not all included. AND/OR there are major formatting errors, including in-text citations and references. 3.0 pts
1
Several APA elements are missing. The errors in formatting demonstrate limited understanding of APA guidelines, in-text-citations, and references. 0.0 pts
0
There is little to no evidence of APA formatting. AND/OR there are no in-text citations AND/OR references.
5.0 pts
Total Points: 20.0

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