Supplementary Assessment: Written Assignment
PA or NN. A pass must be achieved in all rubric criteria for a PA to be awarded.
Policy ACU supplementary assessment
Due Date & Time
Agreed with Campus LIC
1750 words +/- 10% (includes intext citations, excludes reference list)
LO1, LO2, LO3, LO6
You are to analyse the case study on page 2 of this document, to identify the impact of chronic illness and to identify care priorities/areas of need. Present your paper using the Levett-Jones (2018) Clinical Reasoning Cycle to identify two (2) care priorities, supported by the Roper-Logan-Tierney model of nursing. It is expected that appropriate evidence-based literature will be used to support.
Mark Stumkat is a 32-year-old diagnosed with osteoarthritis (bilateral wrists and knees) and anxiety. Mark is an artist, renowned for large-scale recycled metal sculptures. He is engaged to David, a management consultant, and the couple plan to marry in 2022. David travels often for his work. The couple have two German Shepard’s, Lola and Max, who are very active. Mark and David’s families both live nearby, and the couple often host large family gatherings in their home.
Mark explains lately he is experiencing increasing pain and stiffness in his wrists and knees, which is impacting on his work. He is concerned that his chronic illness and levels of pain are having an impact on his family life. He is not sleeping well at night, explaining he is kept awake with worries about his work. He no longer has the energy to walk the dogs. Mark has been provided referrals to a physiotherapist, dietician, occupational therapist and has appointments for all within the next 4 weeks.
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Introduction: Introduce the case study, their health status and condition(s), introduce your two care priorities, outline the frameworks used, finishing with goals associated with each care priority with a focus on patient centred care. (max 10% of word count).
Para 1: What is your first priority? What information have you used to arrive at this? Where on the RLT dependence/independence continuum (by way of equipment, treatments, or interventions) Be specific and explain the priority in depth here.
Para 2: What will the consequences be if you do not address this as your priority? This is where you need to justify this being your priority- use evidence to support.
Para 3: What is your goal as the nurse in relation to the identified care priority? And what will your intervention be? You will need to substantiate this with evidence and a rationale and bring in the NSQHS partnering with consumers standard.
Para 4: What is your second priority? What information have you used to arrive at this? Where on the RLT dependence/independence continuum (by way of equipment, treatments, or interventions) Be specific and explain the priority in depth here.
Para 5: What will the consequences be if you do not address this as your priority? This is where you need to justify this being your priority- use evidence to support.
Para 6: What is your goal as the nurse in relation to the identified care priority? And what will your intervention be? You will need to substantiate this with evidence and a rationale and bring in the NSQHS partnering with consumers standard.
Conclusion: What have you done throughout the paper? What are the next steps? Evaluation of the interventions will demonstrate what? (max 10% of word count).
.doc or .docx (not .pdf files)
2.54cm, all sides
Font and size
11-point Calibri or Arial
Aligned to left margin, indent first line of each paragraph 1.27cm
Not to be used
Level 1 Heading
Centered, bold, capitalize each word (14-point Calibri or Arial)
Level 2 Headings
Not to be used
Introduction, main paragraphs, conclusion, reference list
Always require page number. No more than 10% of WC in direct quotes
Page number top right corner (9 point Calibri or Arial)
Name – Student Number – Ax1 Supp – NRG372 – 2020 (in 9 point Calibri or Arial)
A minimum of 17 high quality resources are to be used.
Age of References
Published in the last 5 years as this area of knowledge is rapidly developing
“References” is centered, bold, on a new page. (14 point Calibri or Arial)
References are arranged alphabetically by author family name
Second and subsequent lines of a reference have a hanging indent
Presented as functional hyperlink
Double spacing the entire reference list, both within and between entries
Return of Marks
The LIC will update the result in Student Connect within 10 working days of the student submitting the supplementary assessment task/s
APPENDIX A: MARKING RUBRIC
Description PASS NN
Introduction and Conclusion Provides a concise overview of the paper. Outlines the topic, scope, content, frameworks used, and sequence of the paper. Provides a concise summation of the key points of your paper Does not provides a concise overview of the paper. Outlines the topic, scope, content, frameworks used, and sequence of the paper. Does not provide a concise summation of the key points of your paper
Explore Background Provides an adequate overview Marks health status and personal background that will impact on his quality of life. Uses reliable evidence to adequately discuss Mark’s condition and situation to relevant information. Does not provide an adequate overview Mark’s health status. Inadequate discussion of Mark’s condition and situation to relevant information.
Process and Relate Provides an adequate discussion of Mark’s condition and the current and future impacts on his life and family. Uses relevant reliable and recent literature to the discussion. Clear relationship between discussion and the RLT model of nursing Inadequate discussion of Mark’s condition and the current and future impacts on his life and family. Reliable and recent literature not utilized. No clear relationship between discussion and the RLT model of nursing
Set care priorities and goals Identifies two reasonable areas of nursing care or health education relevant to Marks’ circumstances. Adequately discusses SMART goals of care and the strategies utilized. Identifies two areas of nursing care or health education without consideration to Marks’ circumstances. Inadequately demonstrates and discusses SMART goals of care and the strategies utilized.
Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation Expressed ideas clearly. Errors of grammar, spelling and punctuation do not detract from the readers ability to discern meaning. There are substantial errors with grammar, spelling and punctuation, such that the errors detract significantly from the meaning.
Academic style and referencing Used appropriate professional language; correctly cited most sources both within the text and reference list; used APA style with minimal errors Mostly appropriate professional language. Not all references are credible and/or relevant. Many inaccuracies with the APA referencing style.
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