NR 351 DeVry Week 3 Professional Paper Worksheet

NR 351 DeVry Week 3 Professional Paper Worksheet


The purpose of this assignment is to allow the learner to demonstrate good organization, appropriate resources, and correct APA formatting for preparing a professional paper.


This assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes.

CO #3.Demonstrateeffective verbal, written, and technological communication using legal and ethical standards for transferring knowledge using success resources provided to Chamberlain students.(PO#3)

CO #4. Integrate critical thinking and judgment in professional decision-making in collaboration with faculty and peers. (PO#4)

CO #5. Apply concepts of professionalism when planning for personal, intellectual, and professional development. (PO#5)

CO #9.Demonstrate accountability for personal and professional development by assessing information and technology competence, implementing plans for upgrading technology skills, and using effective strategies for online student success using resources provided to Chamberlain students. (PO#5)

DUEDATE: Submit the assignment to theWeek3Dropboxby Sunday, 11:59 p.m.MT.

POINTS: This assignment is worth a total of 125 points.

PREPARING THE Professional Paper Worksheet

1. Carefully read this document (Professional Paper Worksheet Guidelines), including the Rubric. 2. Download the Professional Paper Work sheet Template from Doc Sharing. Rename that document as Your Last Name Professional Paper Worksheet.docx, for example Smith Professional Paper Worksheet. Save it to your own computer or drive in a location where you will be able to retrieve it later.

3. Type your assignment directly on the saved template. Remember that only Microsoft Word 2010 or a later version is acceptable. The document must be saved as a. docx. Save frequently to prevent loss of your work.

4. Recall the Nurse of the Future Nursing Core Competency that you selected for your Professional Paper Topic in the Week 1 Time Management Plan assignment.

5. Locate pages in your Hood textbook that correspond to your paper topic. HINT: Begin with the syllabus.

6. From the Syllabus, locate the week that your topic is presented. Go to the Assignments page for that week. Click on the link to the assigned article for your paper topic. Read the article. NOTE: You must use the article assigned based on your topic.

7. Create a reference in APA format for the article assigned.

8. Select a 10–25-word quotation from that article that you plan to use in your Professional Paper. Do not select words or ideas that the author(s) attributes to another source. Provide the quotation and citation in correct APA format.

9. Paraphrase the passage that you previously quoted. Provide your paraphrased wording and citation in correct APA format.

10. Prepare a detailed outline for your Professional Paper as indicated on the Template (specific topics only, complete sentences not needed).