-Advance practice nurses (APNs) fill a unique niche in health care delivery. Discuss the role of APNs and their impact on health care outcomes.
Writing must be 5-7 pages in length using APA 7TH EDITION.
Response and exploration of the content of articles
Discussion Key Points vocabulary and Sentence Structure Mechanics
An insightful, logical and compelling response to the content of the article. The writer’s insights
about the impact of the author’s ideas on education are clear and well-supported. (6-7 pts)
A well-focused and coherent discussion that articulates complex ideas clearly and effectively. The
writer presents multiple complex ideas. (5-6 pts)
Key points present in the article are identified and summarized effectively. (5 pts)
Vocabulary choices are precise and sentence structure is varied in a way that is both effective and
interesting. (4 pts)
The response reflects effective control of all elements of mechanics including grammar and
spelling. (3 pts)
A logical response to the ideas presented in the article. The writer’s thoughts regarding the
impact of the author’s ideas on education are fairly well supported. (4-5 pts)
A discussion that is generally focused with some organization and structure. The writer presents
some complex ideas. (3-4 pts)
Most of the key points present in the article are identified and summarized. (3-4 pts)
Vocabulary and sentence structure are appropriate and conveys meaning clearly.
Some minor mechanical errors such as spelling or grammar are demonstrated, but they do not
interfere with meaning. (2 pts)
The response to the ideas presented in the article lacks depth and/or substance. Presentation of
the impact of the author’s ideas on education is weak or non-existent. (1-3 pts)
A discussion that lacks coherency and/or lacks the presentation of complex ideas. (1-2 pts)
Several key points at the heart of the article are not identified or summarized poorly. (1-2 pts)
Vocabulary selected lacks precision and clarity and/or sentence structure may detract from meaning.
Mechanical errors are serious and interfere significantly with the writer’s meaning. (1 pt)