If the assignment is not submitted by due date, a late deduction will be applied. See rubric below.
Carefully read these directions and the grading rubric below.
Download the required template below under Template.
Rename that template as Your Last Name Professional Paper.docx. This must be saved as a Microsoft Word document (.docx). Save it to your own computer or flash drive in a location where you will be able to retrieve it later. Type your assignment directly on the saved document. Save your work often.
View the Week 6 Professional Paper Tutorial below.
In the NR351 Announcements, locate the announcement entitled IMPORTANT: Assigned Article for Weeks 4 & 6 Assignments. In this announcement you will find:
The link to the assigned article (you must be logged into the Chamberlain Library before clicking the link). Download this article in PDF format to your own computer for use in this assignment. Read the entire article once downloaded and saved.
The location of the required sentence for the quotation and citation.
The location of the required sentence for paraphrasing and citation.
NOTE: This is the same article used for the Week 4 Professional Paper Worksheet.
This assignment must use the required article stated in the announcement described above to complete the following items:
Explain that this paper is a summary of the assigned article
Explain that the impact of the article contents on your own future practice will be presented
Length of Introduction must be 50-75 words
Assigned Article Summary
Clearly summarize the major content of the assigned article. This should be an improved version of your Week 4 submission.
One or two short quotations with citations (must include the assigned sentence for quotation)
Several paraphrased areas with citations (must include the assigned sentence for paraphrasing)
Length must be 175-200 words
Impact of Assigned Article Content on Future Practice
Clearly state how learning from the assigned article will impact your future practice
Must be your own ideas about the impact of the article on your future nursing practice
Use first person in this section
No citations are needed in this section
Length must be 125-150 words
Write a concise summary of the main points of the paper
Provide a concluding statement
Length must be 75-100 words
Reference for the assigned article should be a revised version of the Week 4 reference improved based on your instructor's Week 4 feedback. Include the following:
Double line spacing
DOI if available
Each of required items above is clearly described on the Professional Paper Template and Rubric (below on this page).
When your Week 6 Professional Paper Assignment is completed, save and close the completed template. Follow the submission instructions at the top of this page to upload your assignment.
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Use the template provided. Points will be deducted for incorrect or no template used.
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Scholarly Sources and Citations
Cite and reference the required article in APA format
Chamberlain College of Nursing values honesty and integrity. All students should be aware of the Academic Integrity policy and follow it in all discussions and assignments.
By submitting this assignment, I pledge on my honor that all content contained is my own original work except as quoted and cited appropriately. I have not received any unauthorized assistance on this assignment.