NRS162 ASSESSMENT 3 THEORY OF CARING AND MINDFULNESS COMMUNICATION OVERVIEW ASSESSMENT DETAILS

NRS162
ASSESSMENT 3
THEORY OF CARING AND
MINDFULNESS COMMUNICATION
OVERVIEW
ASSESSMENT DETAILS
Value: 50%
Due Date: Wednesday 11th October by 11.59pm
Return Date: 1-Nov-2023
Length: 1200 words
Submission method options: TurnItIn Assignment Portal (online)
ASSESSMENT RESOURCES
The following are downloadable documents to use in your preparation (they are all available in the Assessment 3 folder – you have likely already downloaded a few!)
• SCENARIO VIDEO (https://youtu.be/I6TqSwlDtoY); please watch from 1min 37 sec
• MARKING RUBRIC
• DESCRIPTOR WORDS (document to assist with your understanding of the rubric)
• TEMPLATE (use this to write your paper and this should be the only document to upload to Turnitin)
• VIDEO SLIDES TO ACCOMPANY OVERVIEW VIDEO
• ASSESSMENT EXAMPLE
INSTRUCTIONS
In this assessment refer to the video (https://youtu.be/e9U-r9D6oVw beginning at 1min 37sec) provided on the subject Interact2 site and write an academic essay using the following guidance. Ensure you refer to the Assessment 3 resource page to assist you with writing your response.
As this is an academic essay, an introduction and conclusion along with in-text citations and a reference list are required.
• Paragraph 1: Introduction (100 words)
o Provide an outline of what your paper will present to the reader
o Remember to include a topic sentence along with guidance on your key points in the paper such as the key point of each paragraph
o Please note: grading for the introduction is included in the Academic Writing criterion
• Paragraph 2: Define Watson’s Caring Science. (100 words)
o Include at least one (1) source in your response.
o Guided Thoughts
? Define Caring Science
? Highlight what a caring moment involves
? Link your points to the therapeutic relationship
? Introduce the purpose of Caritas Processes
• you are not expected to mention all 10 in detail due to word count limitations however could abbreviate them
• Define three (3) of the Caritas Processes demonstrated in the video and describe how they can assist the student Registered Nurse to create opportunities for caring moments to support safe care for the patient and family. (400 words)
o Include at least one (1) example from the scenario and at least one (1) source in your response.
o Guided Thoughts
? Following Watson’s Caring Science and the Caritas processes, how does the SRN include ‘caring’ in their practice – what does it look, sound or feel like?
? You may choose any three (3) of the Caritas processes to highlight your understanding; consider concepts surrounding the demonstration of caring such as empathy
? Consider and link to scope of practice for the SRN along with professional practice principles (review Modules 1 & 2 to refresh your memory)
? Use at least one (1) example from the video to demonstrate your understanding
? You may choose to link your Caritas Processes together or mention them separately
• Define mindfulness in therapeutic communication. (100 words)
o Include at least one (1) source in your response.
o Guided thoughts
? Define mindfulness
? Define therapeutic communication
? Highlight the purpose and benefits of utilising mindfulness in therapeutic communication
• Define three (3) mindfulness communication techniques demonstrated in the video and describe how each could be applied in practice by the student Registered Nurse. (400 words)
o Include at least one (1) example from the scenario and at least one (1) source in your response.
o Guided thoughts
? Consider empathy, compassion, active listening, SOLER, verbal and non-verbal communication techniques, inter and intra-professional communication
? Some of you may consider including reflection, emotional intelligence, situational awareness and more on the elements of therapeutic relationships
? Consider the following questions
• How do you demonstrate these elements as the SRN?
• How does this link to your professional codes and standards?
• How does this relate to Watson’s Caring Science and the 10 Caritas Processes?
• Conclusion (100 words)
o Describe learning opportunities by completing this assessment and how they can be incorporated into future practice
o Please note: grading for the introduction is included in the Academic Writing criterion
• New Page: References
o A reference list will be required as will in-text referencing to support your thoughts throughout your paper.
o Include a minimum of four (4) credible, reliable, appropriate sources in your response
MARKING CRITERIA AND STANDARDS
10 marks equates to 100 words; 30 marks equates to 400 words
CRITERIA DESCRIPTOR
PASS Described: provide an account of, outline the features
CREDIT Discussed: consider from more than 1 point of view; provide arguments for and against and draw a conclusion
DISTINCTION Explained: provided a detailed account, offer reasons why, describe cause and effect
HIGH DISTINCTION Examined: describes in detail, explores the meaning and implications
HD (85-100%) DI (75-84.5%) CR (65-74.5%) PS (50-64.5%) FL (0-49.5%) Mark
Define Watson’s Caring Science
Include at least one (1) source in your response. You have examined Watson’s Caring Science.
You have used multiple sources in your definition.
(8.5 – 10 marks) You have explained Watson’s Caring Science.
You have used multiple sources in your definition.
(7.5 – 8.4 marks) You have paraphrased and discussed Watson’s Caring Science.
There are at least two (2) sources used in your definition.
(6.5 – 7.4 marks) Your definition is a direct quote from a peer reviewed source.
There is at least one (1) source used in your definition.
(5 – 6.4 marks) You have not defined Watson’s Caring Science.
There are no sources used to support your definition.
And/or your definition contains inaccuracies.
(0 – 4.9 marks) /10
Caritas Processes in Action
Define three (3) of the Caritas Processes demonstrated in the video and describe how they can assist the Student Registered Nurse to create opportunities for caring moments to support safe care for the patient and
family.
Include at least one (1) example from the scenario and at least one (1) source
in your response. You have examined three (3) Caritas Processes.
You have examined how the Caritas Processes can assist the Student Registered Nurse to create opportunities for caring moments that support safe care for the patient and family.
There are multiple examples from the scenario used in your response.
You have used multiples sources in your response.
(25.5 – 30 marks) You have explained three (3) Caritas Processes.
You have explained how the Caritas Processes can assist the Student Registered Nurse to create opportunities for caring moments that support safe care for the patient and family.
There are multiple examples from the scenario used in your response.
You have used multiple sources in your response.
(22.5 – 25 marks) You have discussed three (3) Caritas Processes.
You have discussed how the Caritas Processes, can assist the student registered nurse to create opportunities for caring moments that support safe care for the patient and family.
There are at least two (2) examples from the scenario used in your
response.
There are at least two (2) sources used in your response.
(19.5 – 22 marks) You have defined at least three (3) Caritas Processes.
You have described how the Caritas Processes can assist the Student Registered Nurse to create opportunities for caring moments that support safe care for the patient and family.
There is at least one
(1) examples from
the scenario used in
your response.
There is at least one (1) source used in your response.
(15 – 19 marks) You have defined less than three (3) Caritas Processes
You have not described how the Caritas Processes can assist the Student Registered Nurse to create opportunities for caring moments that support safe care for the patient and family.
There are no examples from the scenario in your response.
There are no sources used in your response.
And/or your discussion contains inaccuracies.
(0 – 14.5 marks) /30
Define mindfulness in therapeutic communication
Include at least one
(1) source in your
response. You have examined mindfulness in therapeutic communication.
You have used multiple sources in your definition.
(8.5 – 10 marks) You have explained mindfulness in therapeutic communication.
You have used multiple sources in your definition.
(7.5 – 8.4 marks) You have paraphrased and discussed mindfulness in therapeutic communication.
There are at least two (2) sources used in your definition.
(6.5 – 7.4 marks) Your definition is a direct quote from a peer reviewed source.
There is at least one (1) source used in your definition.
(5 – 6.4 marks) You have not defined mindfulness in therapeutic communication.
There are no sources used in your definition.
And/or your definition contains inaccuracies.
(0 – 4.9 marks) /10
Mindfulness Communication in Action
Define three (3) mindfulness communication techniques demonstrated in the video and describe how each could be applied in practice by the student Registered Nurse.
Include at least one (1) example from the scenario and at least one (1) source
in your response. You have examined three (3) mindfulness communication techniques.
You have examined how the techniques could be applied in practice by the student Registered Nurse.
There are multiple examples from the scenario used in your response.
You have used multiples sources in your response.
(25.5 – 30 marks) You have explained three (3) mindfulness communication techniques.
You have explained how the techniques could be applied in practice by the student Registered Nurse.
There are multiple examples from the scenario used in your response.
You have used multiple sources in your response.
(22.5 – 25.4 marks) You have discussed three (3) mindfulness communication techniques.
You have discussed how the techniques could be applied in practice by the student Registered Nurse.
There are at least two (2) examples from the scenario used in your response.
There are at least two (2) sources used in your response.
(19.5 – 22.4 marks) You have defined three (3) mindfulness communication techniques.
You have described how the techniques could be applied in practice by the student Registered Nurse.
There is at least one (1) example from the scenario used in your response.
There is at least one (1) source used in your response.
(15 – 19.4 marks) You have defined less than three (3) mindfulness communication techniques.
You have not described how the techniques could be applied in practice by the student Registered Nurse.
There are no examples from the scenario in your response.
There are no sources used in your response.
And/or your discussion contains inaccuracies.
(0 – 14.9 marks) /30
Communicates Professionally (Academic writing and presentation).
Language features and structures are used to convey meaning effectively, clearly, unambiguously, concisely, and in a formal academic style, with few spelling, grammatical, or punctuation errors.
Presentation guidelines have been followed.
(8.5 – 10 marks) Language features and structures are used to convey meaning effectively, clearly, unambiguously, and in a formal academic style, with occasional minor spelling, grammatical, or punctuation errors.
Presentation guidelines have been followed.
(7.5 – 8.4 marks) The meaning is apparent to the reader, although text contains minor errors in spelling, grammar, word choice, and/or structure, and lacks clarity occasionally.
Presentation guidelines have been followed.
(6.5 – 7.4 marks) The meaning is apparent to the reader, although text contains many errors in spelling, grammar, word choice, and/or structure, and lacks clarity occasionally.
Presentation guidelines have been followed and/or 10% over or under the set word limit.
(5-6.4 marks) Presentation guidelines have not been followed with multiple errors.
Frequent, intrusive errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation, word choice and/or structure prevent the meaning from being apparent to the reader.
(0 – 4.5 marks) /10
Uses evidence to support and build knowledge in practice (Academic referencing).
The assessment is supported by & related to a wide variety of peer reviewed references which include journal articles, professional manuals and documents, textbooks, and module readings.
Referencing is comprehensive, demonstrates academic integrity, and is error free for the APA 7th ed. style conventions.
(8.5 – 10 marks) The assessment is supported by & related to a variety of peer reviewed references which include journal articles, professional manuals and documents, textbooks, and module readings.
Referencing is comprehensive, demonstrates academic integrity, and conforms to APA 7th ed. style conventions, with one or two errors.
(7.5 – 8.4 marks) The assessment is supported by more than four (4) peer reviewed references from module readings, textbooks, and professional manuals and documents.
Referencing is comprehensive and mostly accurate according to APA 7th ed. style conventions.
Up to five (5) minor errors or omissions in style and formatting choices have no impact on the transparency and traceability of the source, or the demonstration of academic integrity.
(6.5 – 7.4 marks) The assessment is supported by at least four (4) peer reviewed references from module readings, textbooks, and professional manuals and documents.
Referencing is comprehensive and mostly accurate according to APA 7th ed. style conventions with few minor errors.
Up to ten (10) minor errors or omissions in style and formatting choices that have no impact on the transparency and traceability of the source, or the demonstration of academic integrity.
(5 – 6.4 marks) The assessment is supported by less than four (4) peer reviewed references from module readings, textbooks, and professional manuals and documents, and/or no references are eviden