Literature

Genetic or Cellular Malfunction Article Critique

ReadingsRequired VanMeter, K. C., & Hubert, R. J. (2014). Gould’s pathophysiology for the health professions. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders. ISBN 13-978-1455754113 Chapter 20 Neoplasms and Cancer Chapter 21 Congenital and Genetic Disorders Chapter 22 Complications of Pregnancy Consider the material that was presented this week. Find a research article related to topics found in Chapters 20, 21, or 22. Title your post with the Chapter number and the topic. For this discussion post, you should provide a strong (5-6 sentences per paragraph with citations and a purpose statement) two-paragraph explanation of the topic and then introduce your article. Please use the following ten questions to critique your research article. The ten questions need to be incorporated into the discussion, and be presented in APA format following the introduction of your article. The last paragraph should be a conclusion tying all the content together. This discussion post will be longer than what most would consider to be a normal length post, so please make sure that you are answering all the questions and providing the information that is required. Please review the rubric as well.Article Critique Criteria: Author, Year, Title, Journal Purpose of the article: research, theoretical, program implementation From what discipline was the literature review drawn? What were the gaps, issues, purposes identified from the synthesis of the literature? What design and methods were used for the purpose of the project? Were the sample, size, and setting (or choice of articles) adequate for the project? What were the findings and conclusions? What are the implications for future research? How could the information in this article be applied to advanced nursing practice? Would you recommend this article to others as an example to add to the understanding of this information?Use the questions to help develop subheadings for each section and then write a complete paragraph (4-5 sentences) where possible.For example:Top of page one should be an APA formatted referenceSubheading – Article PurposeSubheading – Discipline of literatureSubheading – Gaps, Issues PurposesSubheading – MethodsSubheading – Sample Size and SettingSubheading – Findings and ConclusionsSubheading -Implications for future researchSubheading- Application to Advanced PracticeSubheading -RecommendationReferencesDiscussion Question RubricNote: Scholarly resources are defined as evidence-based practice, peer-reviewed journals; textbook (do not rely solely on your textbook as a reference); and National Standard Guidelines. Review assignment instructions, as this will provide any additional requirements that are not specifically listed on the rubric.Discussion Question Rubric – 100 PointsCriteriaExemplaryExceeds ExpectationsAdvancedMeets ExpectationsIntermediateNeeds ImprovementNoviceInadequateTotal PointsQuality of Initial PostProvides clear examples supported by course content and references.Cites three or more references, using at least one new scholarly resource that was not provided in the course materials.All instruction requirements noted.40 pointsComponents are accurate and thoroughly represented, with explanations and application of knowledge to include evidence-based practice, ethics, theory, and/or role. Synthesizes course content using course materials and scholarly resources to support importantpoints.Meets all requirements within the discussion instructions.Cites two references.35 pointsComponents are accurate and mostly represented primarily with definitions and summarization. Ideas may be overstated, with minimal contribution to the subject matter. Minimal application to evidence-based practice, theory, or role development. Synthesis of course content is present but missing depth and/or development.Is missing one component/requirement of the discussion instructions.Cites one reference, or references do not clearly support content.Most instruction requirements are noted.31 pointsAbsent application to evidence-based practice, theory, or role development. Synthesis of course content is superficial.Demonstrates incomplete understanding of content and/or inadequate preparation.No references cited.Missing several instruction requirements.Submits post late.27 points40Peer Response PostOffers both supportive and alternative viewpoints to the discussion, using two or more scholarly references per peer post. Post provides additional value to the conversation.All instruction requirements noted.40 pointsEvidence of further synthesis of course content. Provides clarification and new information or insight related to the content of the peer’s post.Response is supported by course content and a minimum of one scholarly reference per each peer post.All instruction requirements noted.35 pointsLacks clarification or new information. Scholarly reference supports the content in the peer post without adding new information or insight.Missing reference from one peer post.Partially followed instructions regarding number of reply posts.Most instruction requirements are noted.31 pointsPost is primarily a summation of peer’s post without further synthesis of course content.Demonstrates incomplete understanding of content and/or inadequate preparation.Did not follow instructions regarding number of reply posts.Missing reference from peer posts.Missing several instruction requirements.Submits post late.27 points40Frequency of DistributionInitial post and peer post(s) made on multiple separate days.All instruction requirements noted.10 pointsInitial post and peer post(s) made on multiple separate days.8 pointsMinimum of two post options (initial and/or peer) made on separate days.7 pointsAll posts made on same day.Submission demonstrates inadequate preparation.No post submitted.6 points10OrganizationWell-organized content with a clear and complex purpose statement and content argument. Writing is concise with a logical flow of ideas5 pointsOrganized content with an informative purpose statement, supportive content, and summary statement. Argument content is developed with minimal issues in content flow.4 pointsPoor organization and flow of ideas distract from content. Narrative is difficult to follow and frequently causes reader to reread work.Purpose statement is noted.3 pointsIllogical flow of ideas. Prose rambles. Purpose statement is unclear or missing.Demonstrates incomplete understanding of content and/or inadequate preparation.No purpose statement.Submits assignment late.2 points5APA, Grammar, and SpellingCorrect APA formatting with no errors.The writer correctly identifies reading audience, as demonstrated by appropriate language (avoids jargon and simplifies complex concepts appropriately).Writing is concise, in active voice, and avoids awkward transitions and overuse of conjunctions.There are no spelling, punctuation, or word-usage errors.5 pointsCorrect and consistent APA formatting of references and cites all references used. No more than two unique APA errors.The writer demonstrates correct usage of formal English language in sentence construction. Variation in sentence structure and word usage promotes readability.There are minimal to no grammar, punctuation, or word-usage errors.4 pointsThree to four unique APA formatting errors.The writer occasionally uses awkward sentence construction or overuses/inappropriately uses complex sentence structure. Problems with word usage (evidence of incorrect use of thesaurus) and punctuation persist, often causing some difficulties with grammar. Some words, transitional phrases, and conjunctions are overused.Multiple grammar, punctuation, or word usage errors.3 pointsFive or more unique formatting errors or no attempt to format in APA.The writer demonstrates limited understanding of formal written language use; writing is colloquial (conforms to spoken language).The writer struggles with limited vocabulary and has difficulty conveying meaning such that only the broadest, most general messages are presented.Grammar and punctuation are consistently incorrect. Spelling errors are numerous.Submits assignment late.2 points5Total Points10013/05/202020nursing

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