NSG 4055- Week 2 project: The Impact of Chronic Illness
Identify one person from the illness group you chose in Week
1. The person should not be a patient at the facility in which you work. You
can use friends, family members, or coworkers. Do not use the person’s name in
the paper but only initials. Administer the questionnaire you created in Week 1
to that person. Compile the data and analyze the responses to better illustrate
where this person, his or her family, and friends are in relation to accepting
the diagnosis in relation to the standard health or illness definitions. The
analysis should also include coping skills, treatment, and support aspects of
the illness. Identify how this will direct care plan development for the chosen
Compile a report of your interview with the questions you
created, the responses you received, your analysis, and your interpretation of
how it will affect planning care for the group in a 4- to 5-page Microsoft Word
Support your responses with examples.
On a separate references page, cite all sources using APA
Use this APA Citation Helper as a convenient reference for
properly citing resources.
This handout will provide you the details of formatting your
essay using APA style.
You may create your essay in this APA-formatted template.
APA Writing Checklist
Use this document as a checklist for each paper you will write throughout your GCU graduate
program. Follow specific instructions indicated in the assignment and use this checklist to help ensure correct grammar and APA formatting. Refer to the APA resources available in the GCU Library and Student Success Center.
☐ APA paper template (located in the Student Success Center/Writing Center) is utilized for the correct format of the paper. APA style is applied, and format is correct throughout.
☐ The title page is present. APA format is applied correctly. There are no errors.
☐ The introduction is present. APA format is applied correctly. There are no errors.
☐ Topic is well defined.
☐ Strong thesis statement is included in the introduction of the paper.
☐ The thesis statement is consistently threaded throughout the paper and included in the conclusion.
☐ Paragraph development: Each paragraph has an introductory statement, two or three sentences as the body of the paragraph, and a transition sentence to facilitate the flow of information. The sections of the main body are organized to reflect the main points of the author. APA format is applied correctly. There are no errors.
☐ All sources are cited. APA style and format are correctly applied and are free from error.
☐ Sources are completely and correctly documented on a References page, as appropriate to assignment and APA style, and format is free of error.
Scholarly Resources: Scholarly resources are written with a focus on a specific subject discipline and usually written by an expert in the same subject field. Scholarly resources are written for an academic audience.
Examples of Scholarly Resources include: Academic journals, books written by experts in a field, and formally published encyclopedias and dictionaries.
Peer-Reviewed Journals: Peer-reviewed journals are evaluated prior to publication by experts in the journal’s subject discipline. This process ensures that the articles published within the journal are academically rigorous and meet the required expectations of an article in that subject discipline.
Empirical Journal Article: This type of scholarly resource is a subset of scholarly articles that reports the original finding of an observational or experimental research study. Common aspects found within an empirical article include: literature review, methodology, results, and discussion.
Adapted from “Evaluating Resources: Defining Scholarly Resources,” located in Research Guides in the GCU Library.
☐ The writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English. Utilize writing resources such as Grammarly, LopesWrite report, and ThinkingStorm to check your writing.
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