Select a peer-reviewed concept analysis article of your choice and write a response of 1,000–1,250 words. Use the following guidelines:
- Include an introduction.
- Describe the method of analysis, using the article and Chapter 3 of Theoretical Basis for Nursing.
- Describe the steps of process and the results for each step.
- Apply the concept to a practice situation.
- Include a conclusion.
Prepare this assignment according to guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric (CHECK BELOW). Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful
Benchmark Assignment – Application of Concept Analysis to Clinical Practice
Less Than Satisfactory
|5.0 %Introduction||Introduction is either not present or not evident to the reader.||Introduction is insufficiently developed and/or vague. Purpose is not clear, and paper lacks any discernible overall purpose or organizing claim.||Introduction is present but lacks clarity and/or depth.||Introduction is clear, forecasting development of paper.||Introduction is comprehensive; reader knows exactly what to expect.|
|30.0 %Description of method, steps in process, and results using the chosen article and chapter 3 of the textbook.||Description of method, steps in process, and results using the chosen article and chapter 3 of the textbook is either not present or not evident to the reader.||Description of method, steps in process, and results using the chosen article and chapter 3 of the textbook is present, but is vague or insufficiently developed.||Addresses the primary elements of the concept but fails to paint a clear picture of the concept analysis.||Primary elements of the concept are present and evident to the reader. Clear picture of concept analysis can be easily detected by the reader.||Thoroughly presents all of the information to portray a clear chronology as well as richness of detail.|
|30.0 %Application to Practice||Application to practice is either not present or not evident to the reader.||Application to practice is present but insufficiently developed.||Application to practice is present but development is cursory and lacks depth.||Application to practice is evident to the reader. Arguments are cogent to thesis and support claims.||Thoroughly presents the application to practice with rich detail and supporting arguments.|
|5.0 %Conclusion||Conclusion is either not present or not evident to the reader.||Conclusion is insufficiently developed and/or vague and lacks any discernible purpose.||Conclusion is present, but statements lack depth of understanding.||Conclusion is clear and identifies key ideas regarding application of the concept to practice.||Conclusion is comprehensive and paints a clear picture of the application concept to practice.|
|20.0 %Organization and Effectiveness|
|7.0 %Thesis Development and Purpose||Paper lacks any discernible overall purpose or organizing claim.||Thesis and/or main claim are insufficiently developed and/or vague; purpose is not clear.||Thesis and/or main claim are apparent and appropriate to purpose.||Thesis and/or main claim are clear and forecast the development of the paper. It is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and appropriate to the purpose.||Thesis and/or main claim are comprehensive. The essence of the paper is contained within the thesis. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.|
|8.0 %Argument Logic and Construction||Statement of purpose is not justified by the conclusion. The conclusion does not support the claim made. Argument is incoherent and uses noncredible sources.||Sufficient justification of claims is lacking. Argument lacks consistent unity. There are obvious flaws in the logic. Some sources have questionable credibility.||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.||Argument shows logical progressions. Techniques of argumentation are evident. There is a smooth progression of claims from introduction to conclusion. Most sources are authoritative.||Clear and convincing argument that presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative.|
|5.0 %Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)||Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice and/or sentence construction are used.||Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register), sentence structure, and/or word choice are present.||Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are used.||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.||Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.|
|5.0 %Paper Format (Use of appropriate style for the major and assignment)||Template is not used appropriately or documentation format is rarely followed correctly.||Appropriate template is used, but some elements are missing or mistaken. A lack of control with formatting is apparent.||Appropriate template is used. Formatting is correct, although some minor errors may be present.||Appropriate template is fully used. There are virtually no errors in formatting style.||All format elements are correct.|
|5.0 %Research Citations (In-text citations for paraphrasing and direct quotes, and reference page listing and formatting, as appropriate to assignment and style)||No reference page is included. No citations are used.||Reference page is present. Citations are inconsistently used.||Reference page is included and lists sources used in the paper. Sources are appropriately documented, although some errors may be present.||Reference page is present and fully inclusive of all cited sources. Documentation is appropriate and citation style is usually correct.||In-text citations and a reference page are complete and correct. The documentation of cited sources is free of error.|
|100 %Total Weightage|