COPPIN STATE UNIVERSITY
HELENE FULD SCHOOL OF NURSING
MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING
Review the syllabus and choose a topic based on the content of the course.
The focus of the paper should be related to a patient-focused Medical Surgical problem included within the syllabus (for example hypertension, acute renal failure, diabetes mellitus, etc.). Write a paper which addresses the following criteria:
- Identify the problem, issue, or concept
- Discuss how the specific medical surgical state relates to the HFSON Conceptual Framework (this section shall include application of the HFSON framework/integration of the nursing process)
- Discuss the nursing practice role that relates to the specific medical surgical topic.
- Discuss a potential legal issues related to the care of the medical surgical patient with this specific identified topic.
- Provide an evidence-based practice related to the specific medical surgical topic selected.
This assignment is worth 5% of the course grade. *Plan to refer to the syllabus.
All papers will be subject to analysis for originally using the TurnItin software. Two copies of your completed paper are to be submitted for grading at the beginning of the class period on the designated day and time.
- Both copies shall be submitted to your course faculty member on the specified week.
- In addition, an electronic copy must be submitted in Blackboard using the appropriate TurnItin link.
- Papers should be no longer than 5 pages in length; excluding the title page and references.
- All papers must conform to APA format, 6th
Failure to complete the assignment by the scheduled day will result in a grade of zero.
MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING
|Criteria||Points Possible||Points Achieved|
|Title page done correctly||5|
|Introduction paragraph (what are you planning to do?)
|Fully identify the problem, issue, or concept||10|
|Discuss how the specific medical surgical state relates to the HFSON Conceptual
Framework (this section shall include application of the HFSON framework/integration of the nursing process)
|Discuss two (2) nursing practice roles that relates to the specific medical surgical topic.||20|
|Discuss a potential legal issues related to the care of the medical surgical patient with this specific identified topic.
|Provide an evidence-based practice related to the specific medical surgical topic selected.||10|
|Assessing Student Writing (Structure):
Format, spelling, grammar, style, check diction, syntax. References are current, no more than 5 years in age. At least ten (10) references should be used; at least two should be an on-line reference.
Paper does not exceed 5 pages. Appropriate documentation of references in body of the paper. APA format is used correctly.No credit will be given in this section if there are multiple APA errors or referencing errors on Reference page.
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