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ASSESSMENT TASK 2: Written Assignment
Describe how nurses can work in partnership with the community of your choice (within Australia), using a strength-based approach, to address one of the following topics
Topic and definitions
Homelessness
Homelessness in Australia is a widespread and largely preventable issue. This public health concern presents a systematic flow on affect to the wider community (Australian Government Department of Health, 2019)
Infectious diseases
Infectious diseases have the potential to cause devastation to an entire community at any given time and without warning (Australian Government Department of Health, 2020)
Gender
Knowledge of clinically significant sex and gender differences in screening, risk factors, treatment and prognosis are emerging across a broad range of diseases, and differences are identified for those conditions conferring the greatest health burden in Australia and globally (Wainer & Carcel 2019)
Weighting: 50%
Length and/or format: 2000 words +/-10%
Purpose: This assessment task addresses health problems as a societal issue. It requires you to integrate the role of the nurse with the building of healthy communities in order to expose you to the reality that nursing practice environments reach beyond the hospital setting into the wider community.
Learning outcomes assessed: LO3, LO4, LO5
How to submit: Turnitin, word document only
Return of assignment: Feedback and marks will be returned to you via Turnitin in accordance with ACU policy
Assessment criteria: Outlined in Appendix B. A national zoom session will be held, and recorded, to support your understanding of the requirements of the assessment item. An announcement will be made on LEO regarding the date of this session.
APPENDIX B Criterion referenced rubric - Assessment task 2 - Written assignment
Criteria (Marks) High Distinction 100-857. Distinction 84-757. Credit 74-657. Pass 64-507. Fail 49-07. Fail (No attempt made)
Sequencing 10 marks The content in the essay matches the outline presented in the introductory paragraph. Paragraphs are organised, and there is a logical progression of ideas so that content flows from one paragraph to the next. Each paragraph relates to a discrete idea There are clear linking sentences that links each paragraph to the next The essay ends with a rational conclusion The content m the essay matches the outline presented in the introductory paragraph. Paragraphs are organised in a logical manner so that content flows from one paragraph to the next. Each paragraph relates to a discrete idea There are dear linking sentences that links most paragraphs to the next and the essay ends with a rational conclusion The content in the essay matches the outline presented in the introductory paragraph Most paragraphs are organised in a logical manner so that content flows from one paragraph to the next. Most paragraphs relate to a discrete idea. There are some linking sentences that link some paragraphs to the next and the essay ends with a conclusion The content in the essay mostly matches the outline presented in the introductory paragraph. Most paragraphs are organised in a logical manner Most paragraphs relate to a discrete idea. The paragraphs mostly link to one another and the essay ends with a conclusion There is a clear introduction, followed by the body of the essay, with a conclusion. However, content wittvn the body and within paragraphs is not always logically sequenced. There is evidence of paragraphs, however paragraph structure is disorganised, with no clear ideas, and no links There is no sequencing There is no evidence of paragraphs.
Content, Evidence and Examples Description of how nurses work m partnership with the community, using a strengths-based approach is dearly addressed 50 marks The content is pertinent to the topic High quality evidence and examples are presented The content is relevant to the topic High quality evidence and examples are presented The content is relevant to the topic. Appropriate evidence and examples are presented. The content is relevant to the topic. Evidence and examples are presented of varying quality Most content is relevant to the topic. Evidence and examples are presented of varying quality. The content, evidence and examples are not appropnate.
Critical Thinking, Reasoning and Evaluation of the Evidence 20 marks There is evidence of both depth and breadth of reading A considered argument is presented and is supported by relevant and appropnate evidence There is evidence of both depth and breadth of reading An argument is presented and is supported by relevant and appropnate evidence. There is evidence of both depth and breadth of reading An argument is presented and is supported by some relevant and appropriate evidence. An argument is presented and is supported by some relevant and appropriate evidence An argument is presented and is supported by minimal evidence. There is no clear argument presented
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Mechanics - grammar, spelling and punctuation 10 marks There are no errors with grammar, spelling and punctuation, and the meaning is easily discernible. The essay reads without interruption. The language is sophisticated and suits the purpose for which the essay is intended. There are no errors with grammar, spelling and punctuation, and the meaning is easily discernible. The language suits the purpose for which the essay is intended Suitable professional language/ terminology is integrated There are minimal errors with grammar, spelling and punctuation, and the meaning is easily discernible. The language is appropnate and suits the purpose for which the essay is intended There are some errors with grammar, spelling, and punctuation. However, the meaning is readily discernible. The language is appropriate and mostly suits the purpose for which the essay is intended There are substantial errors with grammar, spelling, and punctuation. The errors detract significantly, but the meaning is discernible The language is appropriate however, it does not suit the purpose for which the essay is intended Grammar, spelling, and punctuation are such that the reader cannot make sense of the content The language in the essay does suit the purpose for which the essay is intended
Sources and referencing Use of APA 7” Edition required 10 marks Credible and relevant references are used. Accurate use of APA referencing style in all instances A range of in-text citations has been used Credible and relevant references are used. Accurate use of APA referencing style on most occasions A range of in-text citations has been used Credible and relevant references are used. Accurate use of APA referencing style on most occasions. There is hmited use of a range of in-text citation formats. Credible and relevant references are used. Accurate use of APA referencing style on most occasions. There is no variation of in-text citation format. Not all references are credible and/or relevant Many inaccuracies with the APA referencing style There are no references used.