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Ethic week 2 journal entry

I need an explanation for this Nursing question to help me study.

Purpose

This assignment gives you the opportunity to reflect on a professional issue that you have encountered during your nursing career. If you are a new graduate, consider an issue that you experienced as a nursing student.

You will be asked to make two entries in your journal throughout this course where you will identify the nature of the issue, provide details about what occurred, find related evidence that can deepen your understanding, and summarize what you have learned that could help you successfully manage the issue if it was to recur.

Follow the directions and rubric. Use the assigned template for each Journal.

Course Outcome

This assignment enables the student to meet the following Course Outcome.

  • CO 2: Consider the impact of contemporary healthcare issues on the role of the professional nurse. (PO 7)

Directions

  1. Review the table of contents in your textbook to discover the types of issues that nurses face. Several of the issues will be covered in this course, but more are listed in the textbook.
  2. Reflect on your nursing experiences. Consider how these relate to the issues listed in the textbook. Select and describe one issue that will be the subject of both of your journal entries. Note: Only your instructor will read your journal entries. These will not be shared with your peers. You need to protect the privacy of the individuals and institutions involved so that they remain anonymous. This lets you to be more candid in your comments about what occurred.
  3. Identify the key people involved in the situation. Do not use specific names or locations to protect their privacy, but provide enough detail to give an accurate depiction of their roles in the situation.
  4. Describe the conclusion of the situation and how it was resolved. Was there a satisfactory ending or not? Provide details on why you came to this conclusion. Share the impact this situation continues to have on you.
  5. Download the Journal Entry#1 form. (Links to an external site.)
  6. Complete each section. Review the instructions and grading rubric to be sure that you are meeting all the requirements to achieve maximum points.
  7. This is not a scholarly paper. You may write in the first person, and you do not need to follow APA format. However, you are expected to write in complete sentences and use proper grammar and correct spelling.

Huston, C. J. (2020). Professional issues in nursing: Challenges and opportunities (5th ed.) Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.

  • Chapter 12: Promoting Healthy Work Environments and Civility: Why Is This So Difficult in Nursing?, pp. 167-181

Please see the grading criteria and rubric on this page.

Rubric

Criteria Ratings Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIdentify a professional nursing-related issue and how you initially experienced this personally in the work environment.

35.0 pts

Identifies a professional nursing-related issue and provides excellent details on how you initially experienced this personally while working as a nurse or as a nursing student.

31.0 pts

Identifies a professional nursing-related issue and provides good details on how you initially experienced this personally while working as a nurse or as a nursing student.

28.0 pts

Identifies a professional nursing-related issue with poor details on how you initially experienced this personally while working as a nurse or as a nursing student.

13.0 pts

Identifies an issue that is not clearly related to professional nursing.

0.0 pts

Fails to identify an issue.

35.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDescribe how the situation unfolded including the key players and their roles (no names used to protect confidentiality). Identify the type of issue reflected in the situation.

35.0 pts

Describes how the situation unfolded using excellent details including the key players and excellent role description (no names). Identifies the type of issue reflected in the situation.

28.0 pts

Describes how the situation unfolded using fair details. Identifies only some of the key players with brief role description (no names). Identifies the type of issue reflected in the situation.

28.0 pts

Describes how the situation unfolded using good details including the key players with fair role description (no names). Identifies the type of issue reflected in the situation.

13.0 pts

Describes situation with poor details. Identifies some key players but fails to maintain confidentiality. Inadequately describes their role in the situation.

0.0 pts

Fails to describe situation and fails to identify key players.

35.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDescribe the conclusion of the situation and whether it was a satisfactory ending.

35.0 pts

Fully describes the conclusion of the situation and whether it was a satisfactory ending.

31.0 pts

Generally describes the conclusion of the situation and whether it was a satisfactory ending.

28.0 pts

Briefly describes the conclusion of the situation and whether it was a satisfactory ending.

13.0 pts

Inadequately shares the impact that the situation continues to have on you in terms of your personal life and nursing career.

0.0 pts

Fails to describe a conclusion.

35.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeShare what impact the situation continues to have on you.

35.0 pts

Shares in excellent detail the impact that the situation continues to have on you in terms of your personal life and nursing career.

31.0 pts

Shares generally the impact that the situation continues to have on you in terms of your personal life and nursing career.

28.0 pts

Shares briefly the impact that the situation continues to have on you in terms of your personal life and nursing career.

13.0 pts

Inadequately describes the conclusion of the situation and whether it was a satisfactory ending.

0.0 pts

Fails to explain ongoing impact.

35.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWrite the journal entry using the mechanics and organization of good writing.

10.0 pts

Excellent mechanics and organization with minimal errors of the following: well organized and logical, correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling, professional wording is used, uses complete sentences, paragraphs are linked together logically, and main ideas expressed clearly.

9.0 pts

Good mechanics and organization considering the elements listed in the first column. A few errors noted.

8.0 pts

Fair mechanics and organization considering the elements listed in the first column. Some errors noted.

4.0 pts

Poor mechanics and organization considering the elements listed in the first column. Many errors noted.

0.0 pts

Very poor mechanics and organization considering the elements listed in the first column such that it is difficult to follow or understand.

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAssigned Template Use

0.0 pts

0 points deducted

Assigned template used

0.0 pts

10% deducted (-15 points)

Assigned template NOT used

0.0 pts

Total Points: 150.0

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