Artistic Expression – Concept of Caring (NR500)

Artistic Expression – Concept of Caring (NR500)

Assignment 1: Artistic Expression – Concept of Caring
Guidelines with Scoring Rubric
PURPOSE
Nursing practice is both an art and a science with caring as a central concept to nursing practice and the profession of nursing. Caring is influenced by the nurse’s knowledge, skills, and attitudes formed through lifelong learning and experiences. The purpose of this assessment is to explore definitions of caring in nursing. Students will create a definition of caring and an artistic expression of their perception on caring.
COURSE OUTCOMES

Artistic Expression – Concept of Caring (NR500)

Through this assessment, the student will meet the following Course Outcomes.
CO 1: Examine roles and competencies of master’s-prepared nurses essential to performing as leaders and advocates of holistic, safe, and quality care. (POs 1, 2, 3, and 10)
CO 2: Apply concepts of person-centered care to nursing practice situations. (POs 1, 6, and 7)
TOTAL POINTS POSSIBLE
This assessment is worth 100 points.
REQUIREMENTS

Artistic Expression – Concept of Caring (NR500)

Criteria for Content
Take a moment to reflect on how you demonstrate caring in your current professional practice.
1. Create an artistic representation of your perception on caring in nursing. The artistic expression can be a drawing, sculpture, collage, poem, short story, or dance.
a. Videos are to be 1 to 3 minutes in length.
b. Poems and short stories should not exceed one-page, double-spaced wording.
c. Drawings, pictures, or collages should be formatted on an 8 x 10 document.
d. Sculptures submitted as a jpg.
2. In a one- to two-page written paper, address the following.
a. The importance of caring to nursing practice and the profession
b. A personal definition of caring; include principles of holistic care
c. Definitions of caring found in nursing literature that support your perspective on caring
d. An explanation of the artistic expression you chose and how it represents caring
e. Summary of key concept presented in the paper

PREPARING THE PAPER
Submission Requirements
1. Application: Use Microsoft Word 2013™ to create the written component of this assessment.
2. Length:
a. The paper (excluding the title page and reference page) should be at least one but no more than two pages.
b. Artistic representation:
i. Poem or short story submitted as a Word document not to exceed one-page, double-spaced wording
ii. Drawing or college submit as an 8 x 10 pdf
iii. Sculpture submit as a jpeg
iv. Song or dance should be at least 1 but no more than 3 minutes in length. Submit as an MP4
3. A minimum of three (3) scholarly literature references must be used.
4. Submission: Submit your files.

Best Practices in Preparing the Project
The following are best practices in preparing this project.
1. Review directions thoroughly.
2. Follow submission requirements for selected type of artistic expression.
3. Make sure all elements on the grading rubric are included.
4. Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are followed and consistent with formal, scientific writing.
5. Title page, running head, body of paper, and reference page must follow APA guidelines as found in the 6th edition of the manual. This includes the use of headings for each section of the paper except for the introduction where no heading is used.
6. Ideas and information that come from scholarly literature must be cited and referenced correctly.
7. A minimum of three (3) scholarly literature references must be used.
8. Abide by CCN academic integrity policy.

GRADING CRITERIA
Category Points % Description
Artistic Expression of Caring 25 25% Select an artistic form for representing your personal perspective on caring. Artistic expressions can be a drawing, sculpture, collage, poem, short stories, song, or dance. Follow submission guidelines.
Introduction 10 10% Introduction includes general statements on caring as a nursing concept and why this concept is important to the practice and profession. Identify sections of the paper. Provide support from scholarly literature.
Definition of Caring 30 30% Provide your personal definition of caring. Incorporate principles of holistic care. Provide citations from scholarly nursing literature that support and are congruent with your definition of caring.
Expression of Caring 15 15% Explain what artistic expression you chose and how it represents caring.
Conclusion 10 10% Provide a summary of key concepts presented in the paper. Provide a self-reflection regarding what was learned from completing this assessment.
APA Format 5 5% Title page, running head, body of paper, and reference page must follow APA guidelines as found in the 6th edition of the manual. This includes the use of headings for each section or topic of the paper (one deduction for each type of APA style error). Ideas and information that come from scholarly sources must be cited and referenced correctly. Three (3) scholarly literature references are used.
Writing Mechanics 5 5% Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are followed and consistent with formal written work as found in the 6th edition of the APA manual. For this assignment first person may be used.
Total 100 100
A quality assessment will meet or exceed all the above requirements.

GRADING RUBRIC
Assessment Criteria Exceptional
(100%)
Outstanding or highest level of performance Exceeds
(88%)
Very good or high level of performance Meets
(80%)
Competent or satisfactory level of performance Needs Improvement
(38%)
Poor or failing level of performance Developing
(0)
Unsatisfactory level of performance

Content Possible Points = 90 Points
Artistic Expression of Caring
25 Points 23 Points 20 Points 15 Points 0 Points
Artistic expression fully demonstrates the concept of caring.

Submission guidelines are followed. Artistic expression is a superficial demonstration of the concept of caring.

Submission guidelines are followed. Artistic expression minimally demonstrates the concept of caring.

Submission guidelines are followed. Artistic expression of caring in one of the following elements fails to meet expectations or is missing the following:
• Selected artistic expression demonstrates the concept of caring.
• Submission guidelines are followed. Artistic expression of caring in both following elements fails to meet expectations or are missing the following:
• Selected artistic expression demonstrates the concept of caring.
• Submission guidelines are followed.
Introduction
10 Points 9 Points 8 Points 6 Points 0 Points
Presentation of information is comprehensive and concise and includes all of the following elements:
• General statements on caring as a nursing concept
• Explains why caring is important to nursing practice and profession
• Identifies sections of the paper
• Provides support from scholarly literature Presentation of information is superficial and includes all of the following elements:
• General statements on caring as a nursing concept
• Explains why caring is important to nursing practice and profession
• Identifies sections of the paper
• Provides support from scholarly literature Presentation of information is minimally demonstrated and includes all of the following elements:
• General statements on caring as a nursing concept
• Explains why caring is important to nursing practice and profession
• Identifies sections of the paper
• Provides support from scholarly literature Presentation of information in one of the following elements fails to meet expectations or is missing the following:
• General statements on caring as a nursing concept
• Explains why caring is important to nursing practice and profession
• Identifies sections of the paper
• Provides support from scholarly literature Presentation of information in two or more of the following elements fail to meet expectations or are missing the following:
• General statements on caring as a nursing concept
• Explains why caring is important to nursing practice and profession
• Identifies sections of the paper
• Provides support from scholarly literature
Definition of Caring
30 Points 27 Points 24 Points 18 Points 0 Points
Presentation of information is comprehensive and concise and includes all the following elements:
• Describes personal definition of caring
• Incorporates principles of holistic care in definition of caring
• Includes scholarly nursing literature that support personal definition of caring Presentation of information is superficial in places and includes all the following elements:
• Describes personal definition of caring
• Incorporates principles of holistic care in definition of caring
• Includes scholarly nursing literature that support personal definition of caring Presentation of information is minimally demonstrated and includes all the following elements:
• Describes personal definition of caring
• Incorporates principles of holistic care in definition of caring
• Includes scholarly nursing literature that support personal definition of caring Presentation of information in one of the following elements fails to meet expectations or is missing:
• Describes personal definition of caring
• Incorporates principles of holistic care in definition of caring
• Includes scholarly nursing literature that support personal definition of caring Presentation of information in two or more following elements fail to meet expectations or are missing:
• Describes personal definition of caring
• Incorporates principles of holistic care in definition of caring
• Includes scholarly nursing literature that support personal definition of caring
Expression of Caring 15 Points 13 Points 12 Points 9 Points 0 Points
Presentation of information is comprehensive and concise and includes all of the following elements:
• Explains artistic expression selected
• Describes how the expression represents caring Presentation of information is superficial in places and includes all of the following elements:
• Explains artistic expression selected
• Describes how the expression represents caring Presentation of information is minimally demonstrated and includes all of the following elements:
• Explains artistic expression selected
• Describes how the expression represents caring Presentation of information in one of the following elements fails to meet expectations or is missing the following:
• Explains artistic expression selected
• Describes how the expression represents caring Presentation of information in both following elements fail to meet expectations or are missing the following:
• Explains artistic expression selected
• Describes how the expression represents caring
Conclusion 10 Points 9 Points 8 Points 6 Points 0 Points
Presentation of information is comprehensive and concise and includes all of the following elements:
• Summarizes information regarding caring in nursing
• Summarizes expression of caring concept
• Presents self-reflection regarding what was learned from completing this assessment Presentation of information is good but superficial in places and includes all of the following elements:
• Summarizes information regarding caring in nursing
• Summarizes expression of caring concept
• Presents self-reflection regarding what was learned from completing this assessment Presentation of information is minimally demonstrated in all of the following elements:
• Summarizes information regarding caring in nursing
• Summarizes expression of caring concept
• Presents self-reflection regarding what was learned from completing this assessment Presentation of information in one of the following elements fails to meet expectations or is missing the following:
• Summarizes information regarding caring in nursing
• Summarizes expression of caring concept
• Presents self-reflection regarding what was learned from completing this assessment Presentation of information in two or more of the following elements fail to meet expectations or are missing the following:
• Summarizes information regarding caring in nursing
• Summarizes expression of caring concept
• Presents self-reflection regarding what was learned from completing this assessment
Content Subtotal ___ /90 points
Format Possible Points = 10 Points
APA Format 5 Points 4 Points 3 Points 2 Points 0 Points
APA guidelines, as per the 6th edition of the manual, are demonstrated for the
• title page;
• running head;
• body of paper (including citations and headings); and
• reference page.

One deduction for each type of APA format error.

0 to 1 APA error is present APA guidelines, as per the 6th edition of the manual, are demonstrated for the
• title page;
• running head;
• body of paper (including citations and headings); and
• reference page.

One deduction for each type of APA format error.
2–3 APA errors are present APA guidelines, as per the 6th edition of the manual, are demonstrated for the
• title page;
• running head;
• body of paper (including citations and headings); and
• reference page.

One deduction for each type of APA format error.

4–5 APA errors are present APA guidelines, as per the 6th edition of the manual, are demonstrated for the
• title page;
• running head;
• body of paper (including citations and headings); and
• reference page.

One deduction for each type of APA format error.

6–7 APA errors are present APA guidelines, as per the 6th edition of the manual, are demonstrated for the
• title page;
• running head;
• body of paper (including citations and headings); and
• reference page.

One deduction for each type of APA format error.

8 or greater APA errors are present
References and Page Length

Note: Students are to use at least three (3) scholarly references.
The paper (excluding the title page and reference page) should be at least one but no more than two pages. 3 Point deduction
Does not use at least three (3) scholarly references and/or exceeds required page length.
Writing Mechanics 5 Points 4 Points 3 Points 2 Points 0 Points
1–2 errors or exceptions to the rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, punctuation, and other aspects of formal written work as found in the 6th edition of the APA manual. For this assignment, first person may be used.
3–4 errors or exceptions to the rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, punctuation, and other aspects of formal written work as found in the 6th edition of the APA manual. For this assignment, first person may be used.
5–6 errors or exceptions to the rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, punctuation, and other aspects of formal written work as found in the 6th edition of the APA manual. For this assignment, first person may be used.
7–8 errors or exceptions to the rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, punctuation, and other aspects of formal written work as found in the 6th edition of the APA manual. For this assignment, first person may be used.
9 or greater errors or exceptions to the rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, punctuation, and other aspects of formal written work as found in the 6th edition of the APA manual. For this assignment, first person may be used.
Format Subtotal ____/10 points

Total Points ____/100 points

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