MSN Program Learning Outcomes
Across the curriculum you have been asked to submit your final projects and other key evidence of learning in the MSN Program and in your work life. Now is the time to summarize in a brief paper your achievement of learning. You may use the MSN program learning outcomes: general and specialization track OR the specialty organization competencies to articulate your achievements as an MSN prepared nurse. Your paper should be no longer than 5 pages. If you have completed your ePortfolio across the curriculum you may use this resource to help you complete this course assignment.
You will submit a 4-5 page paper using APA formatting (excluding title page and reference page). Be sure to cite at least three references using APA format. This assignment will be evaluated based on the stated point values and criteria as stated in the rubric provided below.
Assignment 2 Rubric
Not Acceptable 0-24
All elements of a paper are present:
A summary of the topic
Analysis of topic or paper focus
Recommendations if applicable
All elements are present and well discussed/defined
Some elements are missing; some elements are not well discussed.
Multiple missing elements and / or discussions
Evidence based research is present and supports all points of the paper:
Cited references – minimum of 3
References are not older than 5 years unless they are considered seminal works
References are from pertinent peer reviewed articles, journals or appropriate textbooks
Web- references have authors, dates and can easily be accessed with the URL provided
Unreliable references are avoided (e.g. Wikipedia)
Evidence based research is present and supports all points of the paper
Some elements are missing; some elements are not well supported.
Multiple missing elements and / or support
Not Acceptable 0-1
Grammar, spelling, and punctuation
There are no errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation
There are a few minor errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation that do not detract from the meaning
There are major errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation that do not reflect doctoral writing
The paper meets APA formatting guidelines
There are a few minor errors
There are significant errors in the format of the paper