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Katie is a Registered Nurse who works in residential aged care. Katie’s colleagues have noticed that at the end of several shifts the residents in Katie’s care have appeared uncared for

NUR1202 Assessment 3: Essay
Task overview
Course NUR1202 Professional Identity
Assessment name Assessment 3
Brief task
description
Essay
Rationale for
assessment task
This essay allows students to apply the NMBA Standards for Nurses to a case study.
Due Date
Length 1500 words +/-10% (word length includes in-text referencing and excludes your
reference list)
Marks out of:
Weighting:
100 Marks; 45%
Course Objectives
And
Graduate
Attributes
Course Objectives being assessed

  1. Describe the history and development of nursing as a profession.
  2. Explain personal values and attributes that complement professional identity
    formation.
  3. Examine the professional role of the Registered Nurse in organisational
    structures, climate and culture.
  4. Examine the roles of the Registered Nurse within professional, legal, and
    ethical frameworks as they relate to the profession of nursing.
    Graduate Attributes
    Well-informed individuals with discipline-specific expertise and industry knowledge
    relevant to their profession or area of study;
    Critical, creative, thinkers who can integrate and apply knowledge and relevant skills,
    including research and digital literacy skills, to analyse and evaluate ideas, concepts,
    theories and problems, and offer insights, innovative approaches and solutions;
    Effective communicators and collaborators who actively and respectfully lead, listen,
    reflect, discuss and negotiate in order to work productively with a range of individuals
    and groups, including professional teams.
    Task information
    Task detail Katie is a Registered Nurse who works in residential aged care.
    Katie’s colleagues have noticed that at the end of several shifts the residents in Katie’s
    care have appeared uncared for, that wet bed sheets have not been changed and that
    urine bottles have not been emptied. They have also noticed that Katie has been
    spending a lot of time at the nurses’ station, while the residents allocated to her care
    have been unattended.
    Katie’s colleagues have raised the issues they have noticed with their manager.
    Using the above case study as context and using relevant scholarly references to
    support your discussion, write a 1500 (+/- 10%) essay. Do not use headings. Structure
    your essay as follows:
    Introduction: (150 words) Include a thesis statement
    Section A: (600 words)
    Discuss Katie’s practice in this case study:
    • Is Katie meeting the NMBA standards in applying person-centred and
    evidence-based care for the delivery of safe and quality care?
    • Does the evidence in the case study lead you to believe that Katie has formed
    therapeutic, person-centred relationships with her clients?
    • How could she do so, and what would be the benefits of Katie doing so?
    Section B: (600 words)
    Is it reasonable for Katie’s peers to report her conduct to their manager?
    Discuss how the NMBA Code of Conduct for Nurses (2018) and the Registered Nurse
    Standards for Practice (2016) guide Katie’s nursing peers and supervisor in managing
    this situation?
    Conclusion: (150 words)
    Writing Style This assessment piece will be written in the form of an academic essay providing links
    to relevant peer reviewed articles.
    Referencing/
    citations
     For this assessment you will use APA 7th referencing style.
     Sources: your reference list must include at least 7 scholarly sources with the
    majority no older than 6 years old.
     In text citations: You must include in-text citations in the body of your work.
    Each new point or piece of evidence must be attributed (via in-text citation) to the
    source.

  5. Formatting Style Assignments should be presented using:
     Double-line spacing
     Times New Roman, 12 point font
     APA formatting (APA 7 )
     Use third person to write your assessment
     Do not use headings or dot points
    Resources
    available to
    complete task
    The StudyDesk Assessment Tab contains the following resources to help you with this
    assessment:
     Assessment task sheet
     Marking Criteria / Rubric
     Video recording of what is required
    Support for academic writing (and referencing) is available from the Learning Advisor
    and Liaison Librarian, you can find information and contact them via their site: Study
    and Research Support for Health & Community students
    Submission information
    What you need
    to submit
     Submit ONE Microsoft Word document (.doc; .docx) which includes the essay
     Use the Marking Criteria for your assessment to guide writing your essay
     Do not include the Marking Criteria as part of your submission.
    Submission
    requirements
    This assessment task must be submitted in electronic format via StudyDesk
    Turnitin has been enabled so that students can check for similarity matching within
    their assessment and make amendments prior to the due date to demonstrate
    academic integrity.
    File Name
    Conventions
    Save your document with the following naming conventions:
    surname_initial_ A1_coursecode.doc/docx/pdf (A1 stands for Assignment 1 )
    E.g: Jones_J_A1_NUR1202.docx
    Marking and
    Moderation
     This task will be marked against a marking criteria available on NUR1202
    StudyDesk
     All Markers assessing your work meet to discuss and compare their marking
    before marks are finalised.
     Final release of grades will normally be 3 weeks from the date of submission.
    Academic
    Integrity
    Students should be familiar with USQ’s policy on Academic Integrity:
    https://policy.usq.edu.au/documents/13752PL
    Turnitin has been enabled so that students can check for similarity matching within
    their assessment and make amendments prior to the due date to demonstrate
    academic integrity.
    Assessment
    policy/
    procedure
    Extensions and
    Late Submissions
     Students are encouraged to access the USQ assessment policy:
    https://policy.usq.edu.au/documents/1357PL
     Applications for an extension of time will only be considered if received in
    accordance with the USQ Assessment procedure
    https://policy.usq.edu.au/documents/14749PL and the Assessment of
    Compassionate and Compelling Circumstances Procedure:
    https://policy.usq.edu.au/documents/131150PL
     Note that USQ’s procedures requires applications are made for extensions
    PRIOR to the due date of the assessment.

NUR1202 Assessment 3 Marking Criteria                                                                                                                    Semester 2, 2020

SECTION A
NMBA standards in applying person-centred & evidence-based care for the delivery of safe and quality care20 – 1716.5  – 1514.5  –  1312.5  – 9.59 – 0
The discussion of  the NMBA standards in applying person-centred and evidence-based care for the delivery of safe and quality care is extremely relevant.The discussion of the NMBA standards in applying person-centred and evidence-based care for the delivery of safe and quality care is mainly relevant.The discussion of the NMBA standards in applying person-centred and evidence-based care for the delivery of safe and quality care is moderately relevant.The discussion of the NMBA standards in applying person-centred and evidence-based care for the delivery of safe and quality care is slightly irrelevant.The discussion of the NMBA standards in applying person-centred and evidence-based care for the delivery of safe and quality care is highly irrelevant.
Benefits of Therapeutic Relationship relevant to the case study20 – 1716.5  – 1514.5  –  1312.5  – 9.59 – 0
The discussion of the benefits of therapeutic relationship is extremely relevant.The discussion of the benefits of therapeutic relationship is mainly relevant.The discussion of the benefits of therapeutic relationship is moderately relevant.The discussion of the benefits of therapeutic relationship is slightly irrelevant.The discussion of the benefits of therapeutic relationship is highly irrelevant.
Benefits  of  therapeutic, person-centred care relevant to the case study20 – 1716.5  – 1514.5  –  1312.5  – 9.59 – 0
The discussion of the benefits of therapeutic, person-centred care relevant to the case study   is extremely relevant.The discussion of the benefits of therapeutic, person-centred care relevant to the case study   is mainly relevant.The discussion of the benefits of therapeutic, person-centred care relevant to the case study   is moderately relevant.The discussion of the benefits of therapeutic, person-centred care relevant to the case study   is slightly irrelevant.The discussion of  the benefits of therapeutic, person-centred care relevant to the case study   is highly irrelevant.  
SECTION B
Discussion of peer & supervisor role in NMBA Code of Conduct for Nurses (2018) & the Registered Nurse Standards for Practice (2016) in relation to the case study20 – 1716.5  – 1514.5  –  1312.5  – 9.59 – 0
The discussion of NMBA Code of Conduct for Nurses (2018) & the Registered Nurse Standards for Practice (2016) is extremely relevant.The discussion of NMBA Code of Conduct for Nurses (2018) & the Registered Nurse Standards for Practice (2016) is mainly relevant.The discussion of NMBA Code of Conduct for Nurses (2018) & the Registered Nurse Standards for Practice (2016) is moderately relevant.The discussion of NMBA Code of Conduct for Nurses (2018) & the Registered Nurse Standards for Practice (2016) is irrelevant.The discussion of NMBA Code of Conduct for Nurses (2018) & the Registered Nurse Standards for Practice (2016) is highly irrelevant.
Academic Writing, Word Limit, Referencing
Academic presentation / Word Count10 – 8.58.4  – 7.57.4 – 6.5 6.4 – 54.5 – 0
Expression Very clear expression and no spelling or grammar errors. Structure Accurately adhered to essay style Each main point is very clearly linked to appropriate assignment tasks. Word limit: Adhered to word limit  +/- 10%Expression Clear expression ; spelling or grammar errors 1 -3   Structure Missing 1 element of essay style    Expression Mostly clear expression; spelling or grammar errors 4   Structure Missing 2 elements of essay style  Expression Somewhat clear expression with spelling or grammar errors 5 Structure Missing 3 elements of essay style  Expression Used incorrect terminology with numerous mistakes in spelling and/or grammar 6 or more Structure Did not adhere to essay style and is missing more than 3 elements     Word limit: Not adhered to
Evidence of research, use of suitable references and APA Style Referencing10 – 8.58.4  – 7.57.4 – 6.5 6.4 – 54.5 – 0
Overall discussion is logical and clear and well supported with highly relevant literature. APA referencing style is excellent. Overall discussion is clear and logical and references to literature are good. APA referencing style is good with minor errors. Overall discussion is clear and logical and references to literature are satisfactory. APA referencing style is reasonable with several errors.Overall discussion is mostly logical and reference to literature is present but not strong. APA referencing style is poor, with numerous errors. Overall discussion is not logical and reference to literature, if any is not appropriate or insufficient. APA referencing style is absent and/or multiple errors. 
MARKS LOST FOR LATE PENALTY (IF RELEVANT  -5% of the total marks available for the assessment item per working day deducted from total mark gained) 
FINAL MARK  out of 100 ( MARKS AWARDED LESS LATE PENALTY) 

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