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Benchmark – Nursing Process: Approach to Care – Rubric
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Diagnosis and Staging of Cancer
37.5 points
Criteria Description
Diagnosis and Staging of Cancer
5. Excellent
37.5 points
A detailed description of the diagnosis and staging of cancer presented. The description is informative and well-developed.
4. Good
33.38 points
A description of the diagnosis and staging of cancer is presented. There are very minor inaccuracies. Some detail is needed for clarity.
3. Satisfactory
29.63 points
A general description summarizes the diagnosis and staging of cancer. There are inaccuracies. Some information is needed.
2. Less Than Satisfactory
28.13 points
A partial description summarizes the diagnosis and staging of cancer. There are significant omissions.
1. Unsatisfactory
0 points
A description of the diagnosis and staging of cancer is omitted.
Complications of Cancer, Side Effects of Treatment, and Methods to Lessen Effects
37.5 points
Criteria Description
Complications of Cancer, Side Effects of Treatment, and Methods to Lessen Physical and Psychological Effects
5. Excellent
37.5 points
Three or more complications of cancer are detailed. The side effects of treatment and methods to lessen the physical and psychological effects are thoroughly described.
4. Good
33.38 points
Three or more complications of cancer are described. The side effects of treatment and methods to lessen the physical and psychological effects are generally described. Some detail is needed for clarity or accuracy.
3. Satisfactory
29.63 points
At least three complications of cancer are generally described. The side effects of treatment and methods to lessen the physical and psychological effects are summarized. There are some inaccuracies.
2. Less Than Satisfactory
28.13 points
Fewer than two complications of cancer are described. The side effects of treatment and methods to lessen the physical and psychological effects are partially presented. There are major inaccuracies.
1. Unsatisfactory
0 points
Three complications of cancer, side effects of treatment, and methods to lessen the physical and psychological effects are omitted.
Factors Contributing to Incident and Mortality Rates of Various Cancers in Americans
37.5 points
Criteria Description
Factors Contributing to Incident and Mortality Rates of Various Cancers in Americans
5. Excellent
37.5 points
The discussion is accurate, detailed, and presents all significant factors contributing to the yearly incidence and mortality rates of various cancers in Americans. Strong rationale and evidence support the discussion.
4. Good
33.38 points
The major factors contributing to the yearly incidence and mortality rates of various cancers in Americans are discussed. The discussion provides general rationale or evidence to support the factors presented.
3. Satisfactory
29.63 points
Some key factors contributing to the yearly incidence and mortality rates of various cancers in Americans are generally discussed. There are some inaccuracies. The discussion lacks rationale or evidence to support the key factors presented.
2. Less Than Satisfactory
28.13 points
The factors contributing to the yearly incidence and mortality rates of various cancers in Americans are partially outlined. Key factors are missing. There are major inaccuracies.
1. Unsatisfactory
0 points
Factors contributing to the yearly incidence and mortality rates of various cancers in Americans are omitted.
American Cancer Society (ACS)
37.5 points
Criteria Description
American Cancer Society (ACS)
5. Excellent
37.5 points
A detailed explanation for how the ACS might provide education and support is presented. The role and function of the ACS are clear and informative. ACS services to be recommended are discussed and rationale is provided for the recommendation.
4. Good
33.38 points
An explanation for how the ACS might provide education and support is presented. The role and function of the ACS are apparent. Some ACS services to be recommended are referenced. Detail is needed for clarity.
3. Satisfactory
29.63 points
A summary for how the ACS might provide education and support is presented. Some additional information is required to fully represent the role and function of the ACS. There are some inaccuracies. General ACS services to be recommended are referenced.
2. Less Than Satisfactory
28.13 points
A partial explanation for how the ACS might provide education and support is presented. Overall, the role and function of the ACS are unclear. There are inaccuracies.
1. Unsatisfactory
0 points
Explanation for how the ACS might provide education and support is omitted.
Utilization of Nursing Process Across the Life Span (B)
37.5 points
Criteria Description
Utilization of Nursing Process Across the Life Span (C3.1)
5. Excellent
37.5 points
A well-developed explanation of how the nursing process is utilized to provide safe and effective care for cancer patients across the life span is presented. The explanation clearly describes how the process provides safe and effective care for patients across the life span. Strong rationale or evidence is provided for support. Insight into the nursing process and its utilization to provide safe and effective care for patients across the life span is demonstrated.
4. Good
33.38 points
An explanation of how the nursing process is utilized to provide safe and effective care for cancer patients across the life span is presented. The explanation generally describes how the process provides safe and effective care for patients across the life span. Some rationale or evidence is needed for support.
3. Satisfactory
29.63 points
A general explanation of how the nursing process is utilized to provide safe and effective care for cancer patients across the life span is presented. A summary outlines how the process provides safe and effective care for patients across the life span. There are some inaccuracies. Rationale or evidence is needed for support.
2. Less Than Satisfactory
28.13 points
A partial explanation of how the nursing process is utilized to provide safe and effective care for cancer patients across the life span is presented. Major aspects of the nursing process are omitted from the explanation. It is unclear the process provides safe and effective care for patients across the life span.
1. Unsatisfactory
0 points
Explanation of how the nursing process is utilized to provide safe and effective care for cancer patients across the life span is omitted; or, the explanation fails to accurately represent the nursing process.
Contribution of Liberal Arts and Science Studies to Nursing Knowledge (B)
12.5 points
Criteria Description
Contribution of Liberal Arts and Science Studies to Nursing Knowledge (C2.1)
5. Excellent
12.5 points
A thorough discussion on how undergraduate education in the liberal arts and science studies contributes to the foundation of nursing knowledge and prepares nurses to work with patients utilizing the nursing process is presented. A strong correlation for how undergraduate education contributed to nursing knowledge and prepares nurses to work with patients utilizing the nursing process is clearly established. Insight into the contribution of liberal arts and science studies to nursing practice is demonstrated.
4. Good
11.13 points
A discussion on how undergraduate education in the liberal arts and science studies contributes to the foundation of nursing knowledge and prepares nurses to work with patients utilizing the nursing process is presented. A correlation for how undergraduate education contributed to nursing knowledge and prepares nurses to work with patients utilizing the nursing process is established. Some information or detail is needed for clarity or support.
3. Satisfactory
9.88 points
A general discussion on how undergraduate education in the liberal arts and science studies contributes to the foundation of nursing knowledge and prepares nurses to work with patients utilizing the nursing process is presented. A general correlation for how undergraduate education contributed to nursing knowledge is established.
2. Less Than Satisfactory
9.38 points
An incomplete summary on how undergraduate education in the liberal arts and science studies contributes to the foundation of nursing knowledge and prepares nurses to work with patients utilizing the nursing process is presented. There are significant omissions. It is unclear how undergraduate education contributed.
1. Unsatisfactory
0 points
Discussion on how undergraduate education in the liberal arts and science studies contributes to the foundation of nursing knowledge and prepares nurses to work with patients utilizing the nursing process is omitted.
Thesis Development and Purpose
12.5 points
Criteria Description
Thesis Development and Purpose
5. Excellent
12.5 points
Thesis is comprehensive and contains the essence of the paper. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.
4. Good
11.13 points
Thesis is clear and forecasts the development of the paper. Thesis is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and appropriate to the purpose.
3. Satisfactory
9.88 points
Thesis is apparent and appropriate to purpose.
2. Less Than Satisfactory
9.38 points
Thesis is insufficiently developed or vague. Purpose is not clear.
1. Unsatisfactory
0 points
Paper lacks any discernible overall purpose or organizing claim.
Argument Logic and Construction
12.5 points
Criteria Description
Argument Logic and Construction
5. Excellent
12.5 points
Clear and convincing argument presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative.
4. Good
11.13 points
Argument shows logical progression. Techniques of argumentation are evident. There is a smooth progression of claims from introduction to conclusion. Most sources are authoritative.
3. Satisfactory
9.88 points
Argument is orderly but may have a few inconsistencies. The argument presents minimal justification of claims. Argument logically, but not thoroughly, supports the purpose. Sources used are credible. Introduction and conclusion bracket the thesis.
2. Less Than Satisfactory
9.38 points
Sufficient justification of claims is lacking. Argument lacks consistent unity. There are obvious flaws in the logic. Some sources have questionable credibility.
1. Unsatisfactory
0 points
Statement of purpose is not justified by the conclusion. The conclusion does not support the claim made. Argument is incoherent and uses noncredible sources.
Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)
12.5 points
Criteria Description
Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)
5. Excellent
12.5 points
Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.
4. Good
11.13 points
Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. A variety of sentence structures and effective figures of speech are used.
3. Satisfactory
9.88 points
Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but they are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are used.
2. Less Than Satisfactory
9.38 points
Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register), sentence structure, or word choice are present.
1. Unsatisfactory
0 points
Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice or sentence construction is used.
Paper Format (use of appropriate style for the major and assignment)
5 points
Criteria Description
Paper Format (use of appropriate style for the major and assignment)
5. Excellent
5 points
All format elements are correct.
4. Good
4.45 points
Appropriate template is fully used. There are virtually no errors in formatting style.
3. Satisfactory
3.95 points
Appropriate template is used. Formatting is correct, although some minor errors may be present.
2. Less Than Satisfactory
3.75 points
Appropriate template is used, but some elements are missing or mistaken. A lack of control with formatting is apparent.
1. Unsatisfactory
0 points
Template is not used appropriately, or documentation format is rarely followed correctly.
Documentation of Sources
7.5 points
Criteria Description
Documentation of Sources (citations, footnotes, references, bibliography, etc., as appropriate to assignment and style)
5. Excellent
7.5 points
Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error.
4. Good
6.68 points
Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is mostly correct.
3. Satisfactory
5.93 points
Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, although some formatting errors may be present.
2. Less Than Satisfactory
5.63 points
Documentation of sources is inconsistent or incorrect, as appropriate to assignment and style, with numerous formatting errors.
1. Unsatisfactory
0 points
Sources are not documented.