Exploring Nursing Projects

Overview: Exploring Nursing Project
The purpose of this homework is to introduce you to APA style. papers in the Please be sure to complete all of the steps as outlined.
Rubric:
Make sure to use the assignment rubric to guide your work.
Professional Journal Selected 20 points
Points Range: 18 (18%) – 20 (20%)
Journal is professional, peer-reviewed, and from a reliable source.
Points Range: 14 (14%) – 17 (17%)
Journal is professional but not from the library; acceptable internet source.
Points Range: 0 (0%) – 13 (13%)
Journal is not professional and/or from an unreliable source.
Article Summary 50 points
Points Range: 45 (45%) – 50 (50%)
Clearly and succinctly summarizes the article.
Points Range: 35 (35%) – 44 (44%)
Points Range: 0 (0%) – 34 (34%)
APA Formatting 20 points
Points Range: 18 (18%) – 20 (20%)
APA article citation has no errors, or minimal (italics, etc.) error noted.
Points Range: 14 (14%) – 17 (17%)
APA citation has minor errors.
Points Range: 0 (0%) – 13 (13%)
Student does not attempt or illustrate APA formatting rules.
Follows directions, uses template, writing and completeness (10 pts)
Points Range: 9 (9%) – 10 (10%)
Followed directions, uses template, writing is clear, correct sentence structure/grammar, spelling, etc. and ideas are complete.
Points Range: 7 (7%) – 8 (8%)
Missing in 1-2 (i.e. followed directions, used template, writing issues,correct grammar/sentence structure, spelling, etc. and completeness of ideas)
Points Range: 0 (0%) – 6 (6%)
Does not use template (-10 points). Missing more than 2 (i.e. Followed directions, used template, writing issues, correct grammar/sentence structure, spelling, etc. and completeness of ideas).

Instructions:
1. Locate the name of a professional journal related to the area of nursing you are interested in pursuing.
2. Find one scholarly article related to your topic and read it.
4. Type a one page (double spaced) summary of the article you read. In your summary, cite the author and publication date in APA style.
5. At the end of the summary, type the reference to your article in correct APA style.
Workspace: Please begin your assignment below. Follow APA format (double space, no bold font, in-text citations) and make sure and use complete sentences, grammar, and spelling. You do not need a title page or headers but you must include your reference at the end

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