Reflection Journal: Public Health Nursing Priorities

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NUR 350 Journal Guidelines and Rubric

Journal activities in this course are private between students and the instructor. These journal assignments will serve as a personal reflection on your knowledge and experience relating to healthcare.

Guidelines for Submission: When writing journal assignments, include evidence-based sources as well as your own reflections on the topic. Use APA formatting for references and in-text citations. Submit journal assignment as a Word document.

Critical Elements Exemplary (100%) Proficient (88%) Needs Improvement (75%) Not Evident (0%) Value

Knowledge of Topic Meets “Proficient” criteria and offers great insight about the topic that is under consideration

Clearly articulates what is known about the topic under consideration

Articulates what is known about the topic under consideration, but lacks clarity and detail of content

Does not articulate what is known about the topic under consideration

40

Organization of Subject Matter

Meets “Proficient” criteria and offers keen insight about content, strengths and weaknesses of the topic, and the conclusions that are drawn

Logically organizes the topic, offering relevant commentary on strengths and weakness; draws clear conclusions that are reflective of the topic

Organizes the topic around strengths and weaknesses and draws conclusions, but with a lack of logical presentation and problems with clarity in conclusions

Does not organize the topic logically and does not present clear conclusions

25

Use of Evidence- Based Sources

Meets “Proficient” criteria and offers more detail pertaining to the references that are used in the journal assignment; APA formatting is correct

Provides references from at least two evidence-based sources that are relevant and current to the topic, within five years; uses correct APA formatting for reference and in-text citations

Provides limited references and the sources are not current or relevant to the topic; APA formatting contains errors

Does not provide evidence- based sources that are relevant and current to the topic; no references are cited and no APA formatting used

25

Articulation of Response

Submission is free of errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, and organization and is presented in a professional and easy-to- read format

Submission has no major errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or organization

Submission has major errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or organization that negatively impact readability and articulation of main ideas

Submission has critical errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or organization that prevent understanding of ideas

10

Earned Total 100%