Grand View from the Middle-Range

Grand View from the Middle-Range

Grand View from the Middle-Range
Grand View from the Middle-Range

1. Introduce reader to content
2. Provide general background info about grand, middle, and practice theories.
3. Examine a research article in which Grand Nursing Theory was applied in the research. Describe how the theoretical concepts and propositions were used.
4. Examine a research article in which a Middle Range Nursing theory was applied in the research. Describe if the theory was used as a descriptive, explanatory, predictive, or prescriptive theory in the research.
5. Explain the importance of theory to your advanced nursing role (FNP) and how research informs and advances the discipline of nursing.

All competency criteria must be met to earn a B grade and pass this Course Outcome.

A predefined number of mastery criteria must be met to earn an A grade, indicating mastery of the Course Outcome. See the CLA and Grade Criteria Chart below.

MET NOT YET MET
Categorizing Nursing Theories
Competency
Identified different categories of nursing theories
Mastery
Explained the difference between grand, middle and practice level nursing theories
Supported the explanation with peer-reviewed source(s)
Research using a Grand Nursing Theory
Competency
Identified a grand nursing theory used as a foundation in a research article
Mastery
Summarized the research study
Explained how the grand nursing theory concepts and propositions supported the research
Research using a Middle Range Nursing Theory
Competency
Identified a middle range nursing theory used as a foundation in a research article
Mastery
Summarized the research study
Described how the theory was used in the research
Classified the theory as descriptive, explanatory, predictive or prescriptive
Theory and research in Advanced Nursing
Competency
Examined how theory and research advance the discipline of nursing
Mastery
Evaluated the impact of theory and research on a specific advanced nursing role
Supported the explanation with peer-reviewed source(s)
Total Competency Criteria:
Total Mastery Criteria:

CLA and Grade Criteria Chart

CRITERIA CLA Score Grade Points
Meets all competency criteria and 5-9 of mastery criteria 5 A 1000
Meets all competency criteria and 0-4 of mastery criteria 4 B 850
Meets 3 of competency criteria 3 Not Yet Competent* 0
Meets 2 of competency criteria 2 Not Yet Competent* 0
Meets 1 of competency criteria 1 Not Yet Competent* 0
Meets 0 competency criteria 0 Not Yet Competent* 0
No submission NA Not Yet Competent* 0

*Not Yet Competent grades convert to an F at term end

*If work submitted for this competency assessment does not meet the minimum submission requirements, it will be returned for revision without being scored. If the work submitted does not meet the minimum submission requirements by the end of the term you will receive a failing score.

Minimum Submission Requirements
Minimum Submission Requirements MET NOT YET MET
• Proper notification of any resubmission, repurposing, or reworking of prior work per the Purdue Global Student Coursework Resubmission, Repurposing, and Reworking Policy Resource.

• This assessment should be a Microsoft Word document and contain 3-4 pages of content in addition to the title and reference pages.
• Five (5) credible sources of support are required. Use your textbook, the Library, and the internet for research.
• Use APA 7th Edition for format and style.
• Respond to the questions in a thorough manner, providing specific examples of concepts, topics, definitions, and other elements asked for in the questions.
• Your writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful.
• Your submission should provide a clearly established and sustained viewpoint and purpose.
• Your submission must be written in Standard English and demonstrate exceptional content, organization, style, and grammar and mechanics.
• Review the writing resources for APA 7th edition formatting and citation found in Academic Tools. Additional writing resources can be found within the Academic Success Center.

 

 

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