Artistic Expression – Concept of Caring

Assessment 1: Artistic Expression – Concept of Caring

Guidelineswith 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

Through this assessment, the student will meet the following Course Outcomes.

CO1:Examine roles and competencies of master’s-prepared nurses essential to performing as leaders and advocates of holistic, safe, and quality care. (POs1,2,3, and 10)

CO2:Apply concepts of person-centered care to nursing practice situations. (POs 1,6, and 7)

Total Points Possible

This assessment is worth 100 points.

Due Date

Submit your file(s) by 11:59 p.m. MT Sunday at the end of Week 2.

Requirements

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.
    1. Videos are to be 1 to 3 minutes in length.
    2. Poems and short stories should not exceed one-page, double-spaced wording.
    3. Drawings, pictures, or collages should be formatted on an 8×10 document.
    4. Sculptures submitted as a jpg.
  2. In a one- to two-page written paper, address the following.
    1. The importance of caring to nursing practice and the profession
    2. A personal definition of caring; include principles of holistic care
    3. Definitions of caring found in nursing literature that support your perspective on caring
    4. An explanation of the artistic expression you chose and how it represents caring
    5. 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:
    1. The paper (excluding the title page and reference page) should be at least one but no more than two pages.
    2. Artistic representation:
  1. Poem or short story submitted as a Word document not to exceed one-page, double-spaced wording
  2. Drawing or college submit as an 8 x 10 pdf
  • Sculpture submit as a jpeg
  1. Song or dance should be at least 1 but no more than 3 minutes in length. Submit as an MP4
  1. A minimum of three (3) scholarly literature references must be used.
  1. 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

 

ContentPossible Points = 90Points

Artistic Expression of Caring

 

25Points 23Points 20Points 15Points 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

 

10Points 9Points 8Points 6Points 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 ofthe 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 demonstratedand includes all ofthe 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

 

30Points 27Points 24Points 18Points 0 Points
Presentation of information is comprehensive and concise and includesall 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 issuperficial in places and includesall 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 includesall 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 15Points 13Points 12Points 9Points 0 Points
Presentation of information is comprehensive and concise and includesallof the following elements:

·         Explains artistic expression selected

·         Describes how the expression represents caring

Presentation of information issuperficial in places and includesallofthe following elements:

·         Explains artistic expression selected

·         Describes how the expression represents caring

Presentation of information isminimally demonstrated and includesallofthe 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 10Points 9Points 8Points 6Points 0 Points
Presentation of information is comprehensive and conciseand includesallofthe 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 includesallofthe 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 inallofthe 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 5Points 4Points 3Points 2Points 0Points
APA guidelines, as per the 6thedition 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 5Points 4Points 3Points 2Points 0Points
1–2errors 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.

 

7–8errors 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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