The purpose of this assignment is to provide a concise description and appraisal of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Essentials of master’s Education in Nursing. Following APA guideline, provide a brief explanation on each of the essentials reflecting on each essential affects the clinical practice and the author’s interpretation on each essential. Make sure to include a (Title page, abstract, introduction, body, conclusion, and reference page).
Title Page: Title of article, journal information and your name and date 1 point Your score Abstract: Brief summary of article (1-2 paragraphs) 1 points The Problem: (2 or 3 paragraphs) Is the problem clearly stated? Is the problem practically important? What is the purpose of the study? What is the hypothesis? Are the key terms defined? 3 points Review of Literature: (1 -2 paragraphs) Are the cited sources pertinent to the study? Is the review too broad or too narrow? Are the references recent? Is there any evidence of bias? 2 points Design and Procedures: (3-4 paragraphs) What research methodology was used? Was it a replica study or an original study? What measurement tools were used? How were the procedures structures? Was a pilot study conducted? What are the variables? How was sampling performed? 3 points Data analysis and Presentation: (1 – 2 paragraphs) 2 points How was data analyzed? Did findings support the hypothesis and purpose? Were weaknesses and problems discussed? Conclusions and Implications: (2-3 paragraphs) 3 points Are the conclusions of the study related to the original purpose? Were the implications discussed? Whom the results and conclusions will affect? What recommendations were made at the conclusion? What is your overall assessment of the study and the article?