If you selected the competency of Teamwork and Collaboration for your Professional Paper, click [url removed, login to view]://[url removed, login to view] (Links to an external site.)Links to an external [url removed, login to view] locate this article for your Professional Paper Worksheet and Professional Paper.
PREPARING THE Professional Paper Worksheet
Carefully read these instructions including the Rubric.
Download the Professional Paper Worksheet Template (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Rename that document as Your Last Name Professional Paper [url removed, login to view], for example Smith Professional Paper Worksheet. Save it to your own computer or drive in a location where you will be able to retrieve it later.
Type your assignment directly on the saved template. Remember that only Microsoft Word 2010 or a later version is acceptable. The document must be saved as a .docx. Save frequently to prevent loss of your work.
Recall the Nurse of the Future Nursing Core Competency that you selected for your Professional Paper Topic in the Time Management Plan assignment.
Locate pages in your Hood textbook that correspond to your paper topic. HINT: Begin with the syllabus.
From the Syllabus, locate the week that your topic is presented. Go to the Assignment: Reading page for that week. Click on the link to the assigned article for your paper topic. Read the article. NOTE: You must use the article assigned for your topic.
Create a reference in APA format for the article assigned.
Select a 10-25-word quotation from that article that you plan to use in your Professional Paper. Do not select words or ideas that the author(s) attributes to another source. Provide the quotation and citation in correct APA format.
Paraphrase the passage that you previously quoted. Provide your paraphrased wording and citation in correct APA format.
Prepare a detailed outline for your Professional Paper as indicated on the Template (specific topics only, complete sentences not needed). The outline (and later the Professional Paper) should not be a summary of the article. NOTE: The Professional Paper will contain 500-600 words of content.
Double check your answers with the grading rubric prior to submission.
When your assignment is complete, save and close the completed Professional Paper Worksheet Template. Submit the completed template.