Theory of Aging Essay Writing Assignment
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|# OF PAGES & WORD COUNT||4≈ 1100 WORDS|
Define aging from biologic, sociologic, and psychological theories.
Develop nursing interventions based on the psychosocial issues and biologic changes associated with older adulthood.
Discuss several nursing implications for each of the major biologic, sociologic, and psychological theories of aging.
Based on your experience what health promotion strategies would you recommend to facilitate successful aging?
The paper is to be formatted per current APA, be clear, concise and students will lose points for improper grammar, punctuation and misspelling.
The paper is to be 3-4 pages in length, excluding the title, abstract and references page.
Incorporate a minimum of 3 current (published within last five years) scholarly journal articles or primary legal sources (statutes, court opinions) within your work.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Please review the rubric before you start writing your paper.
|Excellent (4)||Good (3)||Needs Improvement (2)||Poor (1)|
|Essay has no spelling or punctuation errors and very few grammatical errors. Very well written and excellent use of academic language.||Essay has a few punctuation or spelling errors. Few grammatical errors that don’t affect meaning. Well written and use of academic language is acceptable.||Essay has some punctuation or spelling errors. Some grammatical errors but generally don’t affect meaning. Language is satisfactory overall but use of more appropriate academic language is required.||Essay has numerous punctuation or spelling errors. Numerous grammatical errors that affect meaning. Language used is unprofessional and not appropriate for academic use.|
|Essay Organization and Formatting||Relevant sections are included, and each is organized effectively. Formatting is professional and consistent and includes all required elements.||Relevant sections are included but could be a little better organized. Formatting is acceptable and/or one or two required elements are missing.||Relevant sections are included but organization could be improved. Formatting is inconsistent and/or many elements are missing or not formatted appropriately.||Sections are missing and/or poorly organized. Formatting is messy and unprofessional.|
|Essay content/Thinking||Essay content is relevant, comprehensive and detailed. Thinking and ideas are presented clearly, are engaging and thorough.||Essay content is relevant and sufficient. Thinking and ideas are clear but could be expanded to be more thorough.||Essay content is relevant, fairly basic and/or thinking and ideas lack some clarity and depth.||Essay content is irrelevant, very basic and thinking and ideas are superficial and lack clarity.|