Artistic Expression – Concept of Caring

Assessment 1: Artistic Expression – Concept of Caring Guidelineswith Scoring Rubric Purpose Nursing practice is both an art and a science with caring as a central concept to nursing practice and the profession of nursing. Caring is influenced by the nurse’s knowledge, skills, and attitudes formed through lifelong learning and experiences. The purpose of this assessment is to explore definitions of caring in nursing. Students will create a definition of caring and an artistic expression of their perception on caring. Course Outcomes Through this assessment, the student will meet the following Course Outcomes. CO1:Examine roles and competencies of master’s-prepared nurses essential to performing as leaders and advocates of holistic, safe, and quality care. (POs1,2,3, and 10) CO2:Apply concepts of person-centered care to nursing practice situations. (POs 1,6, and 7) Total Points Possible This assessment is worth 100 points. Due Date Submit your file(s) by 11:59 p.m. MT Sunday at the end of Week 2. Requirements Criteria for Content Take a moment to reflect on how you demonstrate caring in your current professional practice. 1. Create an artistic representation of your perception on caring in nursing. The artistic expression can be a drawing, sculpture, collage, poem, short story, or dance. a. Videos are to be 1 to 3 minutes in length. b. Poems and short stories should not exceed one-page, double-spaced wording. c. Drawings, pictures, or collages should be formatted on an 8×10 document. d. Sculptures submitted as a jpg. 2. In a one- to two-page written paper, address the following. a. The importance of caring to nursing practice and the profession b. A personal definition of caring; include principles of holistic care c. Definitions of caring found in nursing literature that support your perspective on caring d. An explanation of the artistic expression you chose and how it represents caring e. Summary of key concept presented in the paper Preparing the paper Submission Requirements Application: Use Microsoft Word 2013™ to create the written component of this assessment. Length: The paper (excluding the title page and reference page) should be at least one but no more than two pages. Artistic representation: i. Poem or short story submitted as a Word document not to exceed one-page, double-spaced wording ii. Drawing or college submit as an 8 x 10 pdf iii. Sculpture submit as a jpeg iv. Song or dance should be at least 1 but no more than 3 minutes in length. Submit as an MP4 A minimum of three (3) scholarly literature references must be used. 4. Submission: Submit your files. Best Practices in Preparing the Project The following are best practices in preparing this project. 1. Review directions thoroughly. 2. Follow submission requirements for selected type of artistic expression. 3. Make sure all elements on the grading rubric are included. 4. Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are followed and consistent with formal, scientific writing. 5. Title page, running head, body of paper, and reference page must follow APA guidelines as found in the 6th edition of the manual. This includes the use of headings for each section of the paper except for the introduction where no heading is used. 6. Ideas and information that come from scholarly literature must be cited and referenced correctly. 7. A minimum of three (3) scholarly literature references must be used. 8. Abide by CCN academic integrity policy.

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