Paper in APA 6th editionYOUR POLICY PRIORITY ISSUE GUIDELINES AND GRADING RUBRIC
PURPOSE
The purpose of this assignment is to: a) identify and reflect upon key concepts related to your
planning a policymaker call b) provide empirical evidence to support new insights gained regarding
your policy issue and the policymaking process, and c) present ideas in a clear, succinct, and
scholarly manner.
COURSE OUTCOMES
This assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes:
(CO#1) Analyze application of theories to the development of policies that affect nursing and health
care. (PO 9, 10)
(CO#3) Communicate with policymakers to advocate for effective policies that affect nurses and
nursing, consumers, or the health care system. (PO 2, 3, 10)
(CO#4) Analyze the historical, ethical, and political contexts of healthcare policy and the
consequences of policy implementation. (PO 6, 10)
(CO#6) Investigate the interrelationship between policy decisions and evidence-based practice.
(PO 4, 7, 10)
DUE DATE Sunday 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 3
TOTAL POINTS: 175 points
REQUIREMENTS
Assignment Criteria for Presentation:
1. Provide an introduction to your policy-priority issue.
2. Articulate key points under each of the Formulating a Healthcare Policy Ungraded
Worksheet #1 sections, using the headings in your paper.
3. Provide a critique of empirical evidence that supports your chosen policy issue and analysis.
4. Demonstrate the importance and impact of the chosen policy issue to nursing.
5. Provide concluding statements summarizing the content.
6. The paper will be a minimum of 4 pages and a maximum of five pages in length, in APA
format 6th edition, excluding the title and reference page.
PREPARING THE PAPER
NR506 HEALTHCARE POLICY
After completing Formulating a Health Care Policy Ungraded Worksheet #1, address all areas
on the worksheet in the body of a scholarly paper. Include a minimum of five (5) classic or current
references published within the past 5 years.
Category
Points
%
Description
Introduction
and
Conclusion
35
20
Introduction clearly introduces your policy priority issue.
Concluding statements summarizing content.
Key Points
40
23
Identification of all key points of your policy-priority issue
(review sections of Healthcare Policy Ungraded
Worksheet) are clearly analyzed and fully articulated.
Empirical
Evidence
40
23
Provide a critique of empirical evidence that supports your
chosen policy issue and analysis.
Impact and
Importance
to Nursing
35
20
Demonstrate the importance and impact of the chosen
policy issue to nursing.
APA Format
10
6
Text, title page, and references are consistent with APA
format.
Writing
Quality
15
8
Rules of grammar, word usage, sentence, and paragraph
format and punctuation.
175
100
Total
Your Policy Priority Issue
Revised January 2016/DRL
A quality assignment will meet or exceed all of the above
requirements.
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CHAMBERLAIN COLLEGE OF NURSING
NR506 HEALTHCARE POLICY
GRADING RUBRIC
Assignment Criteria
Exceptional
Exceeds
Meets
(100%)
(88%)
(80%)
Outstanding or
highest level of
performance
Very good or high level
of performance
Competent or
satisfactory level of
performance
Needs
Improvement
(38%)
Poor or failing
level of
performance
Developing
(0)
Unsatisfactory level of
performance
Content Possible Points = 150 Points
Introduction clearly
introduces your issue.
Concluding statements
summarizing content are
present.
Identification of all key
points of your policypriority issue are clearly
analyzed and fully
articulated.
35 Points
31 Points
28 Points
Introduction clearly
introduces your
issue. Concluding
statements
summarizing content
are present, clear,
and well written.
Introduction
introduces your issue.
Concluding
statements
summarizing content
are present. Minor
clarity or detail issues.
Introduction and
conclusion are
included; could
include more detail,
clarity or
improvement of
format.
40 Points
35 Points
32 Points
Key points are well
described, and
analysis is fully
articulated.
40 Points
Your Policy Priority Issue
Revised January 2016/DRL
Key points are
described with some
lack of clarity, and/or
analysis is lacking
detail or clarity.
35 Points
Key points are not
well described,
and/or analysis is
lacking detail or
clarity.
32 Points
13 Points
Lacking
introduction or
conclusion.
15 Points
Key points or
analysis is
missing.
15 Points
0 Points
No attempt made at
introduction or
conclusion.
0 Points
Key points and
analysis is missing.
0 Points
3
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Empirical evidence
supporting your policypriority issue is clearly
critiqued.
Your policy priority issue
clearly demonstrates the
impact and or importance
of your issue to nursing or
the intended impact to
patient outcomes.
NR506 HEALTHCARE POLICY
Empirical evidence
supporting your
policy- priority issue
is clearly critiqued in
a comprehensive
and accurate
manner.
Empirical evidence
supporting your policypriority issue is
critiqued but lacking
clarity or not
substantive.
Empirical evidence
supporting your
policy- priority issue
is noted but not
critiqued.
Empirical
evidence
supporting your
policy priority
issue is lacking.
No attempt made at
providing Emperical
evidence.
35 Points
31 Points
28 Points
13 Points
0 Points
Impact to patient
outcomes or nursing
practice is thoroughly
discussed.
Impact to patient
outcomes or nursing
practice has rare
inaccuracy.
Impact to patient
outcomes or nursing
practice lacks
occasional important
elements or
specificity.
Impact to patient
outcomes or
nursing practice
has multiple
instances of
inaccuracies.
Impact to patient
outcomes or nursing
practice has multiple
instances of
inaccuracies and is
vague.
Content Subtotal_____of 150 points
Format Possible Points = 25 Points
APA Format: Text, title
page, and reference
page(s) are completely
consistent with APA format
6th edition.
10 Points
Paper is free from APA
errors throughout.
15 Points
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Revised January 2016/DRL
9 Points
8 Points
There are 1-2
APA format
errors in the
text, title page,
and/or reference
page(s)
There are 3-4 APA
format errors in the
text, title page,
and/or reference
page(s)
13 Points
12 Points
4 Points
There are 5
APA format
errors in the
text, title page,
and/or
reference
page(s)
6 Points
0 Points
There are 6 or more
APA format errors in
the text, title page,
and/or reference
page(s)
0 Points
4
CHAMBERLAIN COLLEGE OF NURSING
Writing Quality: Paper is
appropriate in length.
References include a
minimum of 5 scholarly
references excluding the
course text. Rules of
grammar, spelling, word
usage, and punctuation
are consistent with formal
written work.
Paper is appropriate in
length. References include
more than the minimum
number of scholarly
references, excluding the
course text. Rules of
grammar, spelling, word
usage, and punctuation
are consistent with formal
written work.
NR506 HEALTHCARE POLICY
Paper is
short/long in
length and/or
contains a
minimum of
scholarly
references
excluding
course text, or
references
utilized are not
scholarly. Rules
of grammar,
spelling, word
usage, and
punctuation are
consistent with
formal written
work with1-2
exceptions.
Paper is short/long
in length and
contains only 1
scholarly reference.
Additional
references are not
scholarly. Rules of
grammar, spelling,
word usage, and
punctuation are
consistent with
formal written work
with 3-4 exceptions.
Paper is
short/long two
or more pages
in length and
does not
contain
scholarly
references.
References
utilized are not
scholarly. Rules
of grammar,
spelling, word
usage, and
punctuation are
not followed
with 5 errors.
Paper is short/long
two or more pages
in length and does
not contain scholarly
references.
References utilized
are not scholarly.
Rules of grammar,
spelling, word
usage, and
punctuation are not
followed with 6 or
more errors.
Format Subtotal_____of 25 points
Total Points_____of 175 points
Your Policy Priority Issue
Revised January 2016/DRL
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