1.       The Summary must include the following headings (see rubric for criteria under each heading):

a.       Introduction and Key Points (10 Points)

·       Choose one of the assigned topics and identifies one of the questions

·       Defines the topic and question

·       States why it is a problem

·       Information presented in logical sequence

b.       Article Search (25 Points)

·       Current (less than 5 years) and credible resource

·       Database search – terms and methods used

·       Number of articles located

·       Source outside of ATI module used

c.       Article Findings (25 Points)

·       How it addresses the topic

·       Type of research conducted

·       Findings of research

·       Why this article was chosen

d.       Evidence for Practice (25 Points)

·       Summary of evidence

·       How it will improve practice

·       How this evidence will decrease a gap to practice

·       Any concerns or weaknesses located in the evidence

e.       Sharing of Evidence (25 Points)

·       Who would you share the information with?

·       How would you share this information?

·       What resources would you need to accomplish this sharing of evidence?

·       Why would it be important to share this evidence with the nursing profession?

f.        Conclusion (20 Points)

·       Summarizes the theme of the paper

·       Information presented in logical sequence

·       All key points addressed

·       Conclusion shows depth of understanding of topic

g.       APA Style (10 Points)

·       APA style used properly for citations

·       APA style used properly for references

·       APA style used properly for quotations

·       All references are cited, and all citations have references

*NOTE: Must adhere to current APA guidelines and formatting.

h.       Writing Mechanics (10 Points)

·       No spelling errors

·       No grammatical errors, including verb tense and word usage

·       No writing errors, including sentence structure, and formatting

·       Must be all original work

2.       Your instructor will provide guidance on the best way to submit this assignment.


For writing assistance (APA, formatting, or grammar), visit the APA Citation and Writing page in the online library.


Please note that your instructor may provide you with additional assessments in any form to determine that you fully understand the concepts learned in the review module.