Deas are arranged reasonably with a progression of thought from paragraph to paragraph connecting to the central position.

Write an 8-10 page paper that identifies how you met the eight outcomes in this course. Use proper APA formatting, a cover page, reference page, introduction and conclusion. Use an abbreviated version of the eight outcomes as headings.
Analyze issues and scenarios related to gerontological nursing, demonstrating leadership and caring while providing culturally-competent, client-centered care to the older adult population.
Demonstrate intentional learning with reflection as it relates to caring for the older adult client.
Understand and apply the integration of evidence in supporting concepts and processes which relate to gerontological nursing concepts.
Demonstrate clinical reasoning and decision-making skills while assessing the older adult clients’ health care needs and interventions.
Demonstrate leadership in organizational, local, and global environments as it relates to client assessment and intervention with older adult clients.
Communicate effectively and therapeutically with older adult clients, documenting as is appropriate.
Propose culturally-competent nursing care which promotes standard safe practices along with error and hazard prevention and quality improvement practices as it relates to clients in the older adult population.
Participate as a collaborative team member in understanding and implementing client care and in promoting the health of clients in the older adult population.
400 level Hallmark Rubric
400 level Hallmark Rubric
Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIntentional Learning, Reflection, and Clinical Judgment
65 to >59.0 pts
Exemplary
Identifies/addresses a relevant topic and a thesis that provides direction for the content that is engaging and thought provoking. The thesis clearly and concisely states the position, premise, or hypothesis and is consistently the focal point throughout the presentation/paper. Demonstrates a sophisticated understanding and careful, critical analysis of the research topic and thesis (argument). Compares/contrasts perspectives, considers counter arguments or opposing positions, and Evaluates original and thoughtful conclusions with future implications.
59 to >54.0 pts
Accomplished
Identifies/addresses a relevant topic and a thesis that provides adequate direction for the content with some degree of interest for the reader. 60% or more of the thesis states the position, premise, or hypothesis, and is the focal point of the presentation/paper. Demonstrates an understanding and some critical analysis of the research topic and thesis (argument). Adequately compares/contrasts perspectives, counterarguments, or opposing positions but broader connections and/or implications are explored (>60%).
54 to >49.0 pts
Developing
Identifies a research topic but is too broad in scope and/or the thesis is unclear and needs to be developed further. Focal point is not consistently maintained throughout the presentation/paper. Demonstrates a general understanding (0 pts
Unsatisfactory – Beginning
Fails to identify a relevant research topic or is not clearly defined and/or the presentation/paper lacks focus throughout. Demonstrates a lack of understanding and inadequate analysis of the research topic and thesis (49.0 pts
Exemplary
Produces compelling and accurate evidence to support in-depth analysis to the central position beyond the required (4) research sources with at least 2 sources from a periodical database. Research sources are relevant, accurate, recent (less than 5 years old) and reliable and add to the strength of the content.
49 to >44.0 pts
Accomplished
Produces essential, accurate evidence to support the central position with the required (3) research sources including 1 source from a periodical database that are relevant, accurate, recent (less than 5 years old) and reliable.
44 to >40.0 pts
Developing
Produces evidence to support the central position with less than 2 acceptable research sources. Sources may not be relevant, accurate, and reliable, greater than 5 years old and may not be from scholarly sources.
40 to >0 pts
Unsatisfactory – Beginning
Lacks sufficient research sources to support the central position and/or, if included, are not relevant, accurate, or reliable. Contains numerous factual mistakes, omissions, or oversimplifications.
55 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeOrganization and Presentation
45 to >40.0 pts
Exemplary
Ideas are arranged logically, flows smoothly, with a strong progression of thought from paragraph to paragraph connecting to the central position. Includes all required components uses provided template. For a slide presentation, the design, font size, style, speaker notes/narration and spacing are optimal for audience viewing. For a slide presentation that is a group project collaboration among team members is evident and there are peer reviews completed. Slide presentation rules: · 6×6 bullet points, · Font ≥ 20 · Notes associated with each slide. · Includes the required number of slides, excluding Title and Reference slides in the count. · The presentation uses appropriate images or animation.
40 to >35.0 pts
Accomplished
deas are arranged reasonably with a progression of thought from paragraph to paragraph connecting to the central position. Includes all required components uses provided template. For a slide presentation, the design, font size, style, speaker notes/narration and spacing are optimal for audience viewing. For a slide presentation that is a group project collaboration among team members is evident and there are peer reviews completed. Slide presentation rules: · 6×6 bullet points, · Font ≥ 20 · Notes associated with each slide. · Includes the required number of slides, excluding Title and Reference slides in the count. · The presentation uses appropriate images or animation.
35 to >30.0 pts
Developing
For a paper, ideas may not flow well and/or connect to the central position. May be missing a required component and/or components in the provided template. For a slide presentation, multiple aspects (the design, font size, style, speaker notes/narration and spacing) require further development for optimal audience viewing. For a slide presentation that is a group project collaboration among team members is not evident and there are no peer reviews completed. Slide presentation rules: · 6×6 bullet points, · Font ≥ 20 · Notes associated with each slide. · Includes the required number of slides, excluding Title and Reference slides in the count. · The presentation uses appropriate images or animation.
30 to >0 pts
Unsatisfactory – Beginning
Content lacks logical organization and impedes readers’ comprehension of ideas. For a paper, central position is not evident, or the paper is missing multiple required components of the template. For a slide presentation, the design lacks (the design, font size, style, speaker notes/narration and spacing) for optimal viewing by an audience. For a slide presentation that is a group project collaboration among team members is not evident and there are no peer reviews completed. Slide presentation rules: · 6×6 bullet points, · Font ≥ 20 · Notes associated with each slide. · Includes the required number of slides, excluding Title and Reference slides in the count. · The presentation uses appropriate images or animation.
45 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWriting and APA Formatting
35 to >30.0 pts
Exemplary
Style and voice are appropriate to the given audience and purpose, but also show originality and creativity. Word choice is specific, purposeful, dynamic, and varied. Free of mechanical and typographical errors. A variety of sentence structures and effective figures of speech are used. Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English. APA 7th Edition guidelines for formatting are consistently followed. Includes in-text citations and references. May use 1st person writing as appropriate with the 7th edition APA.
30 to >25.0 pts
Accomplished
Style and voice are appropriate to the given audience and purpose. Word choice is specific and purposeful, and varied throughout. Minimal (20.0 pts
Developing
Style and voice are appropriate to given audience and purpose. Repetitive mechanical or typographical errors (>5 but 0 pts
Unsatisfactory – Beginning
Style and voice are appropriate to given audience and purpose. Repetitive mechanical or typographical errors (>10). Inconsistencies in language, sentence structure and/or word choice. Lacks elements required in writing a formal APA 7th Edition presentation/paper: title page, references, in- text citations. May use 1st person writing as appropriate with the 7th edition APA.
35 pts
Total Points: 200