Newark Samples and Data Collection Nursing Discussion

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American Nurses Association. (2014). Fast facts: The nursing workforce 2014: Growth, salaries, education, demographics & trends. ANA. Retrieved from https://www.nursingworld.org/globalassets/practiceandpolicy/workforce/fastfacts_nsgjobgrowth-salaries_updated8-25-15.pdf (Links to an external site.)

Review the data presented in the ANA Fast Facts and describe some of the key attributes/characteristics of this sample of the nursing workforce.
Discuss some of the data that you found interesting; include what you believe the purpose (intent) of ANA sharing these results.
The instruments and tools that we use to collect data need to be reliable and valid. Define these terms and explain the importance of each. Share one way that can be used to collect data that you were not aware of or familiar with.

Discussion Board Rubric 9_19

Criteria
Ratings
Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAnswers the initial graded discussion question(s)/topic(s), demonstrating knowledge and understanding of concepts for the week.

16.0 pts
Addresses all aspects of the initial discussion question(s) applying experiences, knowledge, and understanding regarding all weekly concepts.

14.0 pts
Addresses most aspects of the initial discussion question(s) applying experiences, knowledge, and understanding of most of the weekly concepts.

12.0 pts
Addresses some aspects of the initial discussion question(s) applying experiences, knowledge, and understanding of some of the weekly concepts.

0.0 pts
Minimally addresses the initial discussion question(s) or does not address the initial question(s).

16.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIntegrates evidence to support discussion. Sources are credited. ( APA format not required)

12.0 pts
Integrates evidence to support your discussion from: assigned readings OR online lessons, AND at least one outside scholarly source. Sources are credited.

10.0 pts
Integrates evidence to support discussion from: assigned readings OR online lesson. Sources are credited.

9.0 pts
Integrates evidence to support discussion only from an outside source with no mention of assigned reading or lesson. Sources are credited.

0.0 pts
Does not integrate any evidence.

12.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeEngages in meaningful dialogue with classmates or instructor before the end of the week.

14.0 pts
Responds to a classmate and/or instructor’s post furthering the dialogue by providing more information and clarification, thereby adding much depth to the discussion.

12.0 pts
Responds to a classmate and/or instructor furthering the dialogue by adding some depth to the discussion.

10.0 pts
Responds to a classmate and/or instructor but does not further the discussion.

0.0 pts
No response post to another student or instructor.

14.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeCommunicates in a professional manner.

8.0 pts
Presents information using clear and concise language in an organized manner (minimal errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

7.0 pts
Presents information in an organized manner (few errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

6.0 pts
Presents information using understandable language but is somewhat disorganized (some errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

0.0 pts
Presents information that is not clear, logical, professional or organized to the point that the reader has difficulty understanding the message (numerous errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and/or punctuation).

8.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePARTICIPATION: Response to initial question:Responds to initial discussion question(s) byWednesday, 11:59 p.m. M.T.

0.0 pts
0 points deducted
Student posts an answer to the initial discussion question(s) by Wednesday, 11:59 p . m. MT.

0.0 pts
5 points deducted
Student does not post an answer to the initial discussion question(s) by Wednesday, 11:59 p . m. MT.

0.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePARTICIPATION Total posts:Participates in the discussion at least three times on at least two different days.

0.0 pts
0 points deducted
Posts in the discussion at least three times AND on two different days.

0.0 pts
5 points deducted
Posts fewer than three times OR does not participate on at least two different days.

0.0 pts

Total Points: 50.0

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