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GRADING CRITERIA FOR CONCEPT PAPER

The style of the paper should follow the format of the Publication Manual of the American

Psychological Association, 6th Edition. (APA Format) 5-6 pages in length (cover page, at least 3-4 pages in the body and reference page).

Topic- Grief, Death and Loss in Nursing

NURSING CONCEPT PAPER

NOTE: PAPER IS 25 PTS OF FINAL GRADE

PERCENTAGE Points

PERCENTAGE Points Awarded

10%

(2.5 pts/25 pts)

Concept Definitions

· Describes derivation of definition from common usage, & nursing use.

· Describes & cites a variety of appropriate authoritative sources from the literature regarding nature of concept 

· Students definition of concept reflects synthesis &  evaluation of definitions from appropriate sources 

10%

(2.5 pts/25 pts)

Literature Review (After introductory paragraph or may be throughout paper)

*Research/Theorist (at least 5 resources, one being

a book)

Recent professional literature within last 5 years.

20% (5 pts)

Body

Concept:

· how demonstrated (example of concept)

· significance

· impact on profession

· narrow to specifics

· application to nursing practice

40%

(10 pts/25 pts)

Summary:

Recommendation, conclusion and include personal belief of topic

10%

(2.5 pts/25pts)

Layout:

Composition, spelling, grammar, APA format, reference sheet, cover sheet, 5-6 pages in length (cover page, at least 3-4 pages in the body and reference page

10% (2.5%/25pts)

TOTAL POSSIBLE:100% (25pts)

TOTAL AWARDED: _____%/ _____PTS.

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