Role of a Nurse Practitioner

Role of a Nurse Practitioner
Research the role of the Nurse Practitioner.
Select and describe an Advanced Nurse Practitioner role.
Why are you becoming a Nurse Practitioner?
Find one research article, expert opinion about the Nurse Practitioner role and summarize the article.
What does the Institute Of Medicine (IOM) say about the need of Nurse Practitioners?
Identify and describe the effects that you will have as an advanced practice nurse in terms of healthcare industry and patient outcomes.
Submission Instructions:
The paper is to be clear and concise and students will lose points for improper grammar, punctuation and misspelling.
The paper is to be no shorter than 4 pages; nor longer than 5 pages in length, excluding the title, abstract and references page.
Incorporate a minimum of 5 current (published within last five years) scholarly journal articles or primary legal sources (statutes, court opinions) within your work. Journal articles and books should be referenced according to current APA style.
Grading Rubric
Your assignment will be graded according to the grading rubric.
Essay/Paper Rubric
Criteria Ratings Points
Identification of Main Issues/Problems
Distinguished – 8 points
Identify and demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of the issues/problems.
Excellent – 7 points
Identifies and demonstrate an accomplished understanding of most of issues/problems.
Fair – 5 points
Identifies and demonstrate an acceptable understanding of most of issues/problems.
Poor – 2 points
Identifies and demonstrate an unacceptable understanding of most of issues/problems.
8 points
Analysis and Evaluation of Issues/Problems
Distinguished – 8 points
Presents an insightful, thorough analysis and evaluation of issues/problems.
Excellent – 7 points
Presents a thorough analysis and evaluation of most of the issues/problems.
Fair – 5 points
Presents a superficial or incomplete analysis and evaluation of issues/problems.
Poor – 2 points
Presents unacceptable analysis and evaluation of issues/problems.
8 points
Demonstrates a Conceptual Understanding
Distinguished – 8 points
Provides a thorough, competent and interpretive responses to all issues/problems, and shows a high level of conceptual understanding.
Excellent – 7 points
Provides a competent and interpretive responses to all issues/problems, and shows a moderate level of conceptual understanding.
Fair – 5 points
Provides a competent responses to all issues/problems, but lacks interpretation and a moderate level of conceptual understanding.
Poor – 2 points
Provides an unacceptable response to all issues/problems, and lacks interpretation and a moderate level of conceptual understanding.
8 points
Use of Citations to Course Readings and Additional Research/Literature
Distinguished – 8 points
Effectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Exceptional use of citations and extended referencing.
Excellent – 7 points
Effectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Moderate use of citations and extended referencing.
Fair – 5 points
Ineffectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Moderate use of citations and extended referencing.
Poor – 2 points
Ineffectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Unacceptable use of citations and extended referencing.
8 points
Writing Mechanics and APA Formatting Guidelines
Distinguished – 8 points
Demonstrate a high level of clarity, precision, and attention to detail. APA style is correct and writing is free of grammar and spelling errors.
Excellent – 7 points
Demonstrate a high level of clarity. APA style and writing mechanics need more precision and attention to detail.
Fair – 5 points
Demonstrate a moderate level of clarity. APA style and writing mechanics need more precision and attention to detail.
Poor – 2 points
Demonstrates issues in writing and communicating clearly. APA style and writing mechanics need serious attention.
8 points
Total Poin

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