Select a case study from the course that interests

Select a case study from the course that interests

1. Select a case study from the course that interests the student.
2. Review Watson’s theory from the textbooks used in the NURS 314 and NURS 360 courses.
3. Select one Caritas Process that relates to the case study.
4. Develop the paper, following the outline listed below.
5. Content should reflect analysis and critical thinking on the part of the student.
6. Both journals and textbooks should be used as references.
7. Follow APA (7th ed.) style when writing the paper.


Evaluation Criteria for Paper

_____ 1. (15%) Summarize the case study
(5%) Describe the health alteration in the pediatric case
(5%) Describe the stage of health alteration or illness in the case
(5%) Explain how the child and family situation affects the health alteration and

treatment plan

_____ 2. (15%) Summarize the selected Caritas Process
(5%) Describe the Caritas Processes within the context of the Theory of Human Caring
(10%) Analyze how the Caritas Process relates to the case study

_____3. (40%) Suggested nursing approach
(5%) Reflects ideas in the Caritas Process
(5%) Is relevant to the case study
(10%) Can be utilized with children and families in your own nursing practice.
(20%) Approach is coherent and fully developed (one full page in length)

_____ 4. (10%) Resources used as rationale for approaches and as sources of content

_____ 5. (20%) Write Paper in a scholarly manner
(4%) Format includes title page, body of paper, & reference page, with pages numbered

APA style
(4%) Paper is limited to 4 pages in length, which includes title page and reference page
(4%) References are cited in the paper according to APA style
(4%) List References on the reference page according to APA style
(4%) Grammar, language, spelling, and sentence structure are at a college writing level

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