Describe your role as a community health nurse

Florida National University

Research Assignment #2

Purpose

The student will read and understand the different emerging / reemerging infectious diseases discussed in the textbook (chapter 15) and will choose one to develop this project. The student will follow the given questions (1 through 8) that will serve as a guide for this project. Also, the student will explain key concepts and search and evaluate literature relevant to the topic / evidence of literature that supports arguments.

General directions

1. You will submit one (1) paper as part of this assignment (individual assignment).

2. Your research paper must follow APA format according to Publication Manual American Psychological Association (APA) (6th ed.). Include a cover page and headings per 6th edition APA guidelines.

3. The research paper should be minimum of 3 pages (not including the title or reference pages) – maximum of 6 pages (not including the title or reference pages), single spaced, Times New Roman, Size 12, and 5 references related to the topic (3 must be peer-reviewed journal articles).

Research Paper

4. Include the following components in your research paper:

a. Title Page

b. Introduction (general)

c. Introduction of the disease / problem

d. Signs and symptoms and diagnosis of the disease

e. Factors that may have contributed to the emergence or reemergence of this infectious diseases

f. Mention the goals of Healthy People 2020 to reduce this infection / Prevention and control of the disease / Infection Control Guidelines.

g. CDC (priority for public health) response to this specific infectious disease

h. Thought about emerging antibiotic -resistant microorganisms

i. Role as a community health nurse

j. Research studies (at least 3 peer-reviewed journal articles)

k. Conclusion

l. References Page

 

 

5. All Florida National University policies related to plagiarism must be observed.

Directions and Grading Criteria: Research paper #2

 

Category Points Description
Introduction

(general)

5 The introduction must be clear and concise and be inclusive of brief summary of the intent of your paper.
Introduction of the disease / problem 5 1. Fully describe the disease / problem you are addressing (explain most recent outbreak – answer the questions where, when, how, consequences).
Signs and symptoms and diagnosis of the disease 10 Describe signs and symptoms of the disease as well as how to diagnose it (diagnostic tests).
Contributing Factors 10 Mention and explain factors that may have contributed to the emergence or reemergence of this infectious disease.
Goals of Health People 2020 / Prevention and Control of Disease 10 2. Mention the goals of Healthy People 2020 to reduce this infection / Prevention and control of the disease / Infection control recommendation / guidelines.
3. CDC Response

 

10 Mention and describe the CDC priority for public health response to this specific infectious disease.

 

Emerging Antibiotic -Resistant Microorganisms 10 Identify antimicrobial-resistant threats in the United States (support your answer with evidence-based research literature (no more than 7 years old). Describe your thought about emerging antibiotic -resistant microorganisms.
4. Community Health Nurse’s Role 10 Describe your role as a community health nurse. Integrate community-level intervention(s) / program (s). Explain its importance.
5. Research studies 15 6. Mention at least 3 peer-reviewed journal articles relevant to the topic of your paper.

 

Conclusion 5 Summarize the key points you made within your paper. Avoid introducing any new information in this section.
APA formatting, scholarly writing 10 Follow APA formatting guidelines. Present a scholarly paper without grammatical or sentence structure errors, spelling errors, etc.
Total 100 A quality paper will exceed all of the above requirements.
     
     
     

 

 

Grading Rubric: Research Paper #2

Assignment Criteria A

Outstanding or highest level of performance

B

Very good or high level of performance

C

Competent or satisfactory level of performance

F

Poor or failing or unsatisfactory level of performance

Introduction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 points

Introduction is clearly conveyed and summarizes the primary intent of the paper. A formal purpose statement is included.

 

5 points

Introduction is conveyed and outlines the primary intent of the paper. A formal purpose statement is included.

 

 

4 points

Introduction includes the primary intent of the paper. A formal purpose statement is included.

 

 

 

3 points

Introduction is vague and/or not included. The primary intent of the paper is not conveyed. There is no purpose statement included; purpose is unclear.

0-2 points

Introduction of the disease / problem

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 points

The disease / problem being addressed is fully described (most recent outbreak is fully explained – answering the questions where, when, how, consequences). Includes strong support of scholarly evidence.

5 points

The disease / problem being addressed is partially described (explain most recent outbreak – answer the questions where, when, how, consequences. Includes support of evidence.

 

4 points

The disease / problem being addressed is partially described (partially explain most recent outbreak – answer the questions where, when, how, consequences. Includes support of evidence.

 

3 points

The disease / problem being addressed is unclear or difficult to ascertain. The answer to questions where, when, how, consequences) is unclear or incomplete. Does not include support of evidence.

 

 

0-2 points

Signs & symptoms / Diagnosis of the disease

 

 

10 points

Signs and symptoms of the disease as well as how to diagnose it (diagnostic tests) are fully describe

 

8-10 points

Signs and symptoms of the disease and / or how to diagnose it (diagnostic tests) are partially describe

 

6-7 points

Signs and symptoms of the disease as well as how to diagnose it (diagnostic tests) are partially describe

 

4-5 points

Signs and symptoms of the disease as well as how to diagnose it (diagnostic tests) are unclear or difficult to ascertain

0-3 points

Contributing Factors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 points

Mention and explain in details factors (at least 3) that may have contributed to the emergence or reemergence of this infectious disease

 

 

 

8-10 points

Mention and explain in details factors (at least 2) that may have contributed to the emergence or reemergence of this infectious disease

 

 

 

6-7 points

Mention and explain factors (at least 2) that may have contributed to the emergence or reemergence of this infectious disease

 

 

 

4-5 points

Fails to mention / explain factors (or explain only 1) that may have contributed to the emergence or reemergence of this infectious disease. Information is unclear or difficult to ascertain

 

0-3 points

Goals of Healthy People 2020 / Prevention and Control of Disease

 

 

 

 

 

10 points

Provides a detailed description of goals of Healthy People 2020 to reduce this infection / Prevention and control of the disease / Infection control recommendation / guidelines.

 

8-10 points

Generally, provides description of goals of Healthy People 2020 to reduce this infection / Prevention and control of the disease / Infection control recommendation / guidelines.

 

6-7 points

Provides partial description of goals of Healthy People 2020 to reduce this infection / Prevention and control of the disease / Infection control recommendation / guidelines.

 

4-5 points

Fails to provide goals/ description of healthy People 2020 to reduce this infection / Prevention and control of the disease / Infection control recommendation / guidelines. Information is unclear or difficult to ascertain

0-3 points

7. CDC Response

8.

 

 

 

10 points

Mention and describe the CDC priority for public health response to this specific infectious disease.

8-10 points

Mention and partially describe the CDC priority for public health response to this specific infectious disease.

6-7 points

Mention, but not describes the CDC priority for public health response to this specific infectious disease.

4-5 points

Fail to mention and describe the CDC priority for public health response to this specific infectious disease.

0-3 points

Emerging Antibiotic -Resistant Microorganisms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 points

Correctly and concisely identify antimicrobial-resistant threats in the United States (answer was supported with evidence-based research literature (within last 7 years). . Describe your thought about it. Provides details.

8-10 points

Identify antimicrobial-resistant threats in the United States,but fails to be concise (answer was supported with evidence-based research literature (within last 7 years). Describe your thought, but not in details.

 

6-7 points

Identify antimicrobial-resistant threats in the United States, but fails to be concise. Did not describe your thought or provides details.

 

 

 

 

 

4-5 points

Fails to identify antimicrobial-resistant threats in the United States. Did not describe your thought or provides details.

Information is unclear or difficult to ascertain

 

 

 

 

 

0-3 points

Community Health Nurse’s Role

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 points

Describe your role as a community health nurse. Integrate community-level intervention(s) / program (s). Explain its importance. Provide details.

 

 

 

8-10 points

Describe your role as a community health nurse. Integrate community-level intervention(s) / program (s). Explain its importance, but fails to be concise / do not provide details.

 

6-7 points

Describe your role as a community health nurse. Integrate community-level intervention(s) / program (s), but may have one or two elements incorrect / or missing elements.

 

 

4-5 points

Fails to state your role as a community health nurse / Integrate community-level intervention(s) / program (s), and/or may have three or more elements incorrect / or missing.

Information is unclear or difficult to ascertain

0-3 points

Research studies

 

 

 

15 points

Provides at least 3 research studies that support your paper.

(peer-reviewed journal articles)

 

12-15 points

Provides 2 research studies that support your paper.

(peer-reviewed journal articles)

 

8-11 points

Provides 1 research study that supports your paper.

(peer-reviewed journal articles)

 

4-7 points

Fails to provide research studies that supports your paper. (No peer-reviewed journal article)

 

0–3 points

Conclusion

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 points

Concisely summarizes key points made within the paper.

 

 

 

5 points

Includes summarization of points made in paper, but might not be concise.

 

 

4 points

Provides conclusion with brief overview of primary points made in the paper. Does not remain concise.

 

 

3 points

Fails to summarize key points made in the paper. Might include new information or conclusion that is unclear/unfocused.

0-2 points

APA formatting, scholarly writing

 

 

 

10 points

Writes in a scholarly manner with no grammar, spelling, or syntax errors. Follows the rules of APA formatting.

 

9-10 points

Writes in a scholarly manner with minimal grammar, spelling, or syntax errors. Follows the rules of APA formatting.

 

8 points

Writes in a scholarly manner with several grammar, spelling, or syntax errors. Breaks minor rules of APA formatting.

 

7 points

Does not write in a scholarly manner. Commits many errors in grammar, spelling, and syntax. Does not follow APA format.

 

0–6 points

Total Points Possible = 100 points  

 

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