Nursing theory Concept Analysis

This assignment provides the opportunity for the student to complete an analysis of a concept found in the nurse practitioner role supported by a nursing theory using an identified process. The assignment fosters analytical thinking related to the selected concept as well as application within the profession.

Activity Learning Outcomes
Through this assignment, the student will demonstrate the ability to:

Through this assignment, the student will demonstrate the ability to:

CO 1: Demonstrate logical and creative thinking in the analysis and application of a theory to nursing practice. (PO 2, 5)

CO 4: Analyze theories from nursing and relevant fields with respect to the components, relationship among the components, and the application to advanced nursing practice. (PO 1)

Due Date:
Sunday 11:59 PM MT at the end of Week 3. Students are expected to submit assignments by the time they are due. Assignments submitted after the due date and time will receive a deduction of 10% of the total points possible for that assignment for each day the assignment is late. Assignments will be accepted, with penalty as described, up to a maximum of three days late, after which point a zero will be recorded for the assignment.

Total Points Possible: 175
Requirements:
Description of the Assignment

This assignment presents a modified method for conducting a concept analysis of one concept that is important and useful to the nurse practitioner role.  The concept for this assignment must be supported by a published nursing theory. The selected concept is identified and then the elements of the analysis process are applied in order to synthesize knowledge for application as demonstrated through the creation of a model case. Theoretical applications of the concept are also discussed. Non-nursing theories may not be used. Scholarly literature is incorporated throughout the analysis.

Only the elements identified in this assignment should be used for this concept analysis.

Possible Concepts: The following concepts are not required; students may select one of these concepts or find another concept. Each selected concept must be associated with a nursing theory; the use of non-nursing theories is not allowed. If you have any questions regarding your concept or the nursing theory, please consult with your faculty member for assistance. Please note: the concepts of caring or cultural humility are not permitted for this assignment.

Adaptation
Burnout
Civility
Comfort
Compassion
Compassion fatigue
Competence
Empowerment
Engagement
Health
Leadership
Meaningfulness
Modeling
Noise
Pain
Palliative care
Quality of life
Resilience
Self-care
Sensory overload
Situational awareness
Criteria for Content
Definition/Explanation of the selected nursing concept
Defines/explains the concept using scholarly literature (a dictionary maybe used for this section only)
Support from nursing literature is required.
2. Defining attributes:

A minimum of three (3) attributes are required.
Support from nursing literature is required.
Explanation:  An attribute identifies characteristics of a concept.  For this question, the characteristics of the selected nursing concept are identified and discussed.

Antecedent and Consequence
1 antecedent of the selected nursing concept.
1 consequence of the selected nursing concept.
Support from nursing literature is required.
Explanation:  An antecedent is an identifiable occurrence that happens before an event. An antecedent precedes a selected nursing concept. A consequence follows or is the result of an event.  The selected consequence follows or is the result of the selected nursing concept.

4. Model Case

1 Model Case is created by the student and discussed substantively by demonstrating within the case each of the following areas:
Definition
All identified attributes
Theoretical Applications of the Concept
Explain how the concept applies to the selected nursing theory.
Support from nursing literature is required.
Reflection
Reflect on how the concept analysis findings apply to your advanced nursing practice, specifically as an NP.
Self-reflection may be written in first-person.
Preparing the Assignment
Criteria for Format and Special Instructions

The worksheet should be typed, double spaced, and written in complete sentences. (Concept Analysis Worksheet) (Links to an external site.)
Reference page and in-text citations must follow APA guidelines as found in the current edition of the manual.
The source of the concept for this assignment must be a published nursing Non-nursing theories may not be used.
A minimum of 4 (four) scholarly references must be used. Required textbooks for this course, and Chamberlain College of Nursing lesson information may not be used as scholarly references for this assignment. A dictionary maybe used as a reference for the section titled “Definition/Explanation of the selected nursing concept”, but it is not counted as one of the 4 required scholarly nursing references. Be aware that information from .com websites may be incorrect and should be avoided.
References are current – within a 5-year time frame unless a valid rationale is provided and the instructor has approved them.
Ideas and information from scholarly, peer reviewed, nursing sources must be cited and referenced correctly.
Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are followed and consistent with formal, scientific writing.
Please note: Do not rely on .com sites to identify the nursing theory as they do not provide accurate information in all cases.
ASSIGNMENT CONTENT

Category

Points

%

Description

Definition/Explanation of Selected Concept

20

11

Defines/explains the concept using scholarly literature (a dictionary maybe used for this section ONLY)
Support from nursing literature is required.
Defining Attributes

25

14

A minimum of THREE (3) attributes are required.
Support from nursing literature is required
Antecedent & Consequence

25

14

1 antecedent of the selected nursing concept.
1 consequence of the selected nursing concept.
Support from nursing literature is required
Model Case

25

14

1 Model Case is created by the student and discussed substantively by demonstrating within the case each of the following areas:
Definition
All identified attributes
NP perspective
Theoretical Applications of the Concept

25

14

Explain how the concept applies to the selected nursing theory.
Support from nursing literature is required.
Reflection

25

14

Reflect on how the concept analysis findings apply to your advanced nursing practice, specifically as an NP.
Self-reflection may be written in first-person.

Total CONTENT Points= [145 pts]

ASSIGNMENT FORMAT

Category

Points

%

Description

Paper Specifications

10

6

A nursing theory was used.

The source of the concept for this assignment was a published nursing theory. Non-nursing theories may NOT be used.

Minimum of 4 scholarly nursing references

A dictionary (except for Definition section), required textbooks for this course and Chamberlain College of Nursing lesson information, may NOT be used as scholarly references for this assignment.

References are current – within a 5-year time frame unless a valid rationale is provided and the instructor has approved them.

APA Format (current edition)

10

6

References must follow APA guidelines as found in the current edition of the manual.

One deduction for each type of APA style error

Citations in Text

5

3

Ideas and information that come from readings must be cited and referenced correctly.

Writing Mechanics

5

3

Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are followed and consistent with formal written work as found in the current edition of the APA manual.

Total FORMAT Points= [30 pts]

ASSIGNMENT TOTAL= 175 points

Rubric
NR501NP WK3 Concept Analysis_UPDATEMAR20
NR501NP WK3 Concept Analysis_UPDATEMAR20
Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeExplanation of Selected Concept
20.0 pts
Excellent
Presentation of information was exceptional and included all of the following elements: Defines/explains the concept using scholarly literature (a dictionary maybe used for this section ONLY, and additional scholarly nursing references are required). Provides support from scholarly sources.
18.0 pts
V. Good
Presentation of information was good, but was superficial in places and included all of the following elements: Defines/explains the concept using scholarly literature (a dictionary maybe used for this section ONLY, and additional scholarly nursing references are required). Provides support from scholarly sources.
16.0 pts
Satisfactory
Presentation of information was minimally demonstrated in the all of the following elements: Defines/explains the concept using scholarly literature (a dictionary maybe used for this section ONLY, and additional scholarly nursing references are required). Provides limited support from scholarly sources.
10.0 pts
Needs Improvement
Presentation of information in one of the following elements fails to meet expectations: Defines/explains the concept using scholarly literature (a dictionary maybe used for this section ONLY, and additional scholarly nursing references are required). Provides limited or no scholarly support.
0.0 pts
Unsatisfactory
Presentation of information is unsatisfactory in each of the following elements: Defines/explains the concept using scholarly literature (a dictionary maybe used for this section ONLY, and additional scholarly nursing references are required). Provides limited or no scholarly support.
20.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDefining Attributes
25.0 pts
Excellent
Presentation of information was exceptional and included all of the following elements: A minimum of 3 (three) attributes Support from scholarly sources provided.
23.0 pts
V. Good
Presentation of information was good, but was superficial in places and included all of the following elements: A minimum of 3 (three) attributes are required. Support from scholarly sources provided.
21.0 pts
Satisfactory
Presentation of information was minimally demonstrated in the all of the following elements: A minimum of 3 (three) attributes are required. Limited support from scholarly sources provided.
13.0 pts
Needs Improvement
Presentation of information in one of the following elements fails to meet expectations: One or two attributes of the selected nursing concepts were presented. Limited or no support from scholarly sources provided.
0.0 pts
Unsatisfactory
Presentation of information is unsatisfactory in each of the following elements: No attributes of the selected nursing concept were presented. Limited or no support from scholarly sources provided.
25.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAntecedent & Consequence
25.0 pts
Excellent
Presentation of information was exceptional and included all of the following elements: 1 antecedent of the selected nursing concept. 1 consequence of the selected nursing concept. Support from scholarly nursing literature provided.
23.0 pts
V. Good
Presentation of information was good, but was superficial in places and included all of the following elements: 1 antecedent of the selected nursing concept. 1 consequence of the selected nursing concept. Support from scholarly nursing literature provided.
21.0 pts
Satisfactory
Presentation of information was minimally demonstrated in the all of the following elements: 1 antecedent of the selected nursing concept. 1 consequence of the selected nursing concept. Limited support from scholarly nursing literature provided.
13.0 pts
Needs Improvement
Presentation of information in one of the following elements fails to meet expectations: 1 antecedent of the selected nursing concept. 1 consequence of the selected nursing concept. Limited or no support from scholarly nursing literature was provided.
0.0 pts
Unsatisfactory
Presentation of information is unsatisfactory in two or more of the following elements: 1 antecedent of the selected nursing concept. 1 consequence of selected nursing concept. Limited or no support from scholarly literature was provided.
25.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeModel Case
25.0 pts
Excellent
Presentation of information was exceptional and included all of the following elements: 1 Model Case is created by the student and discussed substantively by demonstrating within the case each of the following areas: Definition All identified attributes NP perspective
23.0 pts
V. Good
Presentation of information was good, but was superficial in places and included all of the following elements: 1 Model Case is created by the student and discussed substantively by demonstrating within the case each of the following areas: Definition All identified attributes NP perspective
21.0 pts
Satisfactory
Presentation of information was minimally demonstrated in all of the following elements OR fails to meet expectations in one element 1 Model Case is created by the student and discussed substantively by demonstrating within the case each of the following areas: Definition All identified attributes NP perspective
13.0 pts
Needs Improvement
Presentation of information in two of the following elements fails to meet expectations: 1 Model Case is created by the student and discussed substantively by demonstrating within the case each of the following areas: Definition All identified attributes NP perspective
0.0 pts
Unsatisfactory
Presentation of information is unsatisfactory in all of the following elements: 1 Model Case is created by the student and discussed substantively by demonstrating within the case each of the following areas: Definition All identified attributes NP perspective
25.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeTheoretical Applications of the Concept
25.0 pts
Excellent
Presentation of information was exceptional and included all of the following elements: Explains how the concept applies to the selected nursing theory. A substantive discussion of the element with support from nursing literature is required.
23.0 pts
V. Good
Presentation of information was good, but was superficial in places and included all of the following elements: Explains how the concept applies to the selected nursing theory. A substantive discussion of the element with support from nursing literature is required.
21.0 pts
Satisfactory
Presentation of information was minimally demonstrated in the all of the following elements: Explains how the concept applies to the selected nursing theory. A substantive discussion of the element with support from nursing literature is required.
13.0 pts
Needs Improvement
Presentation of information in one of the following elements fails to meet expectations: Explains how the concept applies to the selected nursing theory. A substantive discussion of the element with support from nursing literature is required.
0.0 pts
Unsatisfactory
Presentation of information is unsatisfactory in two or more of the following elements: Explains how the concept applies to the selected nursing theory. A substantive discussion of the element with support from nursing literature is required.
25.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeReflection
25.0 pts
Excellent
Presentation of information was exceptional and included all of the following elements: Reflect on how the concept analysis findings apply to your advanced nursing practice, specifically as an NP.  Self-reflection may be written in first-person.
23.0 pts
V. Good
Presentation of information was good, but was superficial in places and included all of the following elements: Reflect on how the concept analysis findings apply to your advanced nursing practice, specifically as an NP.  Self-reflection may be written in first-person.
21.0 pts
Satisfactory
Presentation of information was minimally demonstrated in the all of the following elements: Reflect on how the concept analysis findings apply to your advanced nursing practice, specifically as an NP.  Self-reflection may be written in first-person.
13.0 pts
Needs Improvement
Presentation of information in one of the following elements fails to meet expectations: Reflect on how the concept analysis findings apply to your advanced nursing practice, specifically as an NP.  Self-reflection may be written
0.0 pts
Unsatisfactory
No reflection included
25.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePaper Specifications
A nursing theory was used.

Minimum of 4 scholarly nursing references

A dictionary (except for Definition section), required textbooks for this course and Chamberlain College of Nursing lesson information, were NOT used as scholarly references.

References are current – within a 5-year time frame unless a valid rationale was provided and the instructor approved them.
10.0 pts
Excellent
All critical elements present.
9.0 pts
V. Good
3 critical elements present.
8.0 pts
Satisfactory
2 critical elements present.
5.0 pts
Needs Improvement
1 critical element present.
0.0 pts
Unsatisfactory
0 critical elements present.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPA Style
APA Guidelines as per the current edition of the manual are:
– demonstrated for the citations and the reference page
– there is a reference for every in-text citation and visa versa.
-One deduction for each type of APA format error.
15.0 pts
Excellent
0 to 1 APA error was present.
13.0 pts
V. Good
2 – 3 APA errors were present.
12.0 pts
Satisfactory
4 – 5 APA were are present.
8.0 pts
Needs Improvement
6 – 7 APA were are present.
0.0 pts
Unsatisfactory
8 or greater APA errors were present.
15.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWriting Quality
5.0 pts
Excellent
This section included all of the required elements.
4.0 pts
V. Good
This section included three of the required elements.
3.0 pts
Satisfactory
This section included only two of the required elements.
2.0 pts
Needs Improvement
This section included only one of the required elements.
0.0 pts
Unsatisfactory
This section included none of the required elements.
5.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeLate penalty deductions
Students are expected to submit assignments by the time they are due. Assignments submitted after the due date and time will receive a deduction of 10% of the total points possible for that assignment for each day the assignment is late. Assignments will be accepted, with penalty as described, up to a maximum of three days late, after which point a zero will be recorded for the assignment.

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