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Assessment Task 1: Analytical Essay
Application of health assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of professional nursing care to a clinical deterioration patient scenario

Weighting: 40%

Purpose: This assessment task is designed to develop the student’s ability to integrate theory into practical clinical knowledge using a patient case scenario. This task is intended to encourage students to practise writing and presenting researched material in a logical and concise manner that is academically rigorous. Therefore, each student is to demonstrate critical thinking, development of argument, discerning use of resources and the application of the principles of academic writing. Referencing, spelling and grammar, and overall presentation will also be assessed.

Word Count: 2500 words (+/- 10%)
Format: The layout is a questions and answer style; an introduction or conclusion is NOT necessary. However, should include logically structured discussion sections. May use diagrams in their answers where appropriate. You are strongly encouraged to use headings to assist in the flow of your writing, but they must conform to APA guidelines. The preferred layout of your paper should be double spaced with block paragraphing (no indenting). Do not indent the first line of each paragraph. Page numbers are to be included on the bottom left corner of the page.

Presentation: All work should be typed in 12-point font, double spaced; and written and presented according to the academic guidelines using APA (7th Edition) referencing. For further assistance in relation to academic writing and referencing, refer to the Federation University library home page: http://federation.edu.au/library. The length of the essay is 2500 words (+/- 10%). Any task that is under or over the allocated limits by 10% will attract a deduction from the final mark for the task.

Type of service: Academic Paper Writing
Type of asignment: Essay
Subject: Nursing
Pages/words: 10/2500
Number of sources: 1
Academic level: Senior (college 4th year)
Paper Format: APA
Line spacing: Double
Language style: AU English