Making the case for nursing specialty certification: Promote the profession, advance your career, and improve patient care.
Carefully read these instructions and the Rubric.
Download the Week 4 Scholarly Paper Phase 1 Template (Links to an external site.). Use of the assigned template is required. Rename that document as Your Last Name Scholarly Paper Phase 1.docx, for example Smith Scholarly Paper Phase 1. Save it to your own computer or drive in a location where you will be able to retrieve it later.
The only resource for your paper is the following assigned article “Making the case for nursing specialty certification: Promote the profession, advance your career, and improve patient care” (Links to an external site.)
Note: Logging in to the Chamberlain Library is needed to access this article. Use of the assigned article is required. You must click on the PDF Full Text link on the upper left portion of the page to download the correct version of this required article.
Follow the instructions and specifics on the assigned required template and the rubric. You will demonstrate your scholarly writing abilities as well as APA abilities in references, citations, quotations, and paraphrasing.
See rubric for length limitations for each section and other criteria.
Information below explains how to complete the Article Summary section of the paper (see Rubric for details).
Clearly summarize the major content of the assigned article using 175–200 words.
Content must include main ideas from across the entire article.
Specifics should be excellent.
Content must be attributed to the correct source.
For the Impact section (see rubric for details)
clearly state how learning from the assigned article will impact your future practice;
length must be 125–150 words;
writing must be concise and clearly relate the assigned article contents to practice; and
use first person in this section.
Double check your work with the rubric prior to submission.
Note: Assigned Template must be used for this assignment. The Assigned Template has been specially prepared to help you do well on this assignment. See #2 above.
Note: Assigned Article must be used for this assignment. Failure to do so may result in loss of points and/or Academic Integrity violation investigation.