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Description

Approaches Expectations

Meets Expectations

Exceeds Expectations

0 points

**(0 – 14 pts)**

Theory not explained and not related to current practice. No discussion of patient outcomes.

15 points

**(15 – 17 pts)**

Theory not fully explained and/or unclear application to current practice. Specific patient outcomes not described.

17.5 points

**(17.5 – 22 pts)**

Theory explained and applied to current practice. One or two specific patient outcomes described.

25 points

**(22.5 – 25 pts)**

Theory thoroughly explained with three clear applications to current practice. Three or more specific patient outcomes described.

/ 25

0 points

**(0 – 14 pts)**

Missing discussion of nursing satisfaction in relationship to application of the theory in practice. Barriers to implementation and methods for overcoming those barriers not presented.

15 points

**(15 – 17 pts)**

Nursing satisfaction in relationship to application of the theory in practice not clear. Barriers to implementation described, but no clear method for overcoming the barriers presented.

17.5 points

**(17.5 – 22 pts)**

Nursing satisfaction discussed in relationship to application of the theory in practice. At least one specific barrier to implementation described. Methods for overcoming barrier discussed.

25 points

**(22.5 – 25 pts)**

Three nursing satisfactions thoroughly discussed in relationship to application of the theory in practice. Two or more specific barriers to implementation described with a method for overcoming each fully discussed. Extensive support from the literature noted within theory discussion.

/ 25

0 points

**(0 – 14 pts)**

Theory not explained and not related to current practice. No discussion of patient outcomes.

15 points

**(15 – 17 pts)**

Theory not fully explained and/or unclear application to current practice. Specific patient outcomes not described.

17.5 points

**(17.5 – 22 pts)**

Theory explained and applied to current practice. One or two specific patient outcomes described.

25 points

**(22.5 – 25 pts)**

Theory thoroughly explained with three clear applications to current practice. Three or more specific patient outcomes described.

/ 25

0 points

**(0 – 14 pts)**

Missing discussion of nursing satisfaction in relationship to application of the theory in practice. Barriers to implementation and methods for overcoming those barriers not presented.

15 points

**(15 – 17 pts)**

Nursing satisfaction in relationship to application of the theory in practice not clear. Barriers to implementation described, but no clear method for overcoming the barriers presented.

17.5 points

**(17.5 – 22 pts)**

Nursing satisfaction discussed in relationship to application of the theory in practice. At least one specific barrier to implementation described. Methods for overcoming barrier discussed.

25 points

**(22.5 – 25 pts)**

Three nursing satisfactions thoroughly discussed in relationship to application of the theory in practice. Two or more specific barriers to implementation described with a method for overcoming each fully discussed. Extensive support from the literature noted within theory discussion.

/ 25

0 points

**(0 – 14 pts)**

Theory not explained and not related to current practice. No discussion of patient outcomes.

15 points

**(15 – 17 pts)**

Theory not fully explained and/or unclear application to current practice. Specific patient outcomes not described.

17.5 points

**(17.5 – 22 pts)**

Theory explained and applied to current practice. One or two specific patient outcomes described.

25 points

**(22.5 – 25 pts)**

Theory thoroughly explained with three clear applications to current practice. Three or more specific patient outcomes described.

/ 25

0 points

**(0 – 14 pts)**

Missing discussion of nursing satisfaction in relationship to application of the theory in practice. Barriers to implementation and methods for overcoming those barriers not presented.

15 points

**(15 – 17 pts)**

Nursing satisfaction in relationship to application of the theory in practice not clear. Barriers to implementation described, but no clear method for overcoming the barriers presented.

17.5 points

**(17.5 – 22 pts)**

Nursing satisfaction discussed in relationship to application of the theory in practice. At least one specific barrier to implementation described. Methods for overcoming barrier discussed.

25 points

**(22.5 – 25 pts)**

Three nursing satisfactions thoroughly discussed in relationship to application of the theory in practice. Two or more specific barriers to implementation described with a method for overcoming each fully discussed. Extensive support from the literature noted within theory discussion.

/ 25

0 points

**(0 – 14 pts)**

Theory not explained and not related to current practice. No discussion of patient outcomes.

15 points

**(15 – 17 pts)**

17.5 points

**(17.5 – 22 pts)**

Theory explained and applied to current practice. One or two specific patient outcomes described.

25 points

**(22.5 – 25 pts)**

/ 25

0 points

**(0 – 14 pts)**

15 points

**(15 – 17 pts)**

17.5 points

**(17.5 – 22 pts)**

25 points

**(22.5 – 25 pts)**

/ 25

0 points

**(0 – 14 pts)**

Theory not explained and not related to current practice. No discussion of patient outcomes.

15 points

**(15 – 17 pts)**

17.5 points

**(17.5 – 22 pts)**

Theory explained and applied to current practice. One or two specific patient outcomes described.

25 points

**(22.5 – 25 pts)**

/ 25

0 points

**(0 – 14 pts)**

15 points

**(15 – 17 pts)**

17.5 points

**(17.5 – 22 pts)**

25 points

**(22.5 – 25 pts)**

/ 25

0 points

**(0 – 14 pts)**

Theory not explained and not related to current practice. No discussion of patient outcomes.

15 points

**(15 – 17 pts)**

17.5 points

**(17.5 – 22 pts)**

Theory explained and applied to current practice. One or two specific patient outcomes described.

25 points

**(22.5 – 25 pts)**

/ 25

0 points

**(0 – 14 pts)**

15 points

**(15 – 17 pts)**

17.5 points

**(17.5 – 22 pts)**

25 points

**(22.5 – 25 pts)**

/ 25

0 points

**(0 – 14 pts)**

Theory not explained and not related to current practice. No discussion of patient outcomes.

15 points

**(15 – 17 pts)**

17.5 points

**(17.5 – 22 pts)**

Theory explained and applied to current practice. One or two specific patient outcomes described.

25 points

**(22.5 – 25 pts)**

/ 25

0 points

**(0 – 14 pts)**

15 points

**(15 – 17 pts)**

17.5 points

**(17.5 – 22 pts)**

25 points

**(22.5 – 25 pts)**

/ 25

0 points

**(0 – 14 pts)**

Theory not explained and not related to current practice. No discussion of patient outcomes.

15 points

**(15 – 17 pts)**

17.5 points

**(17.5 – 22 pts)**

Theory explained and applied to current practice. One or two specific patient outcomes described.

25 points

**(22.5 – 25 pts)**

/ 25

0 points

**(0 – 14 pts)**

15 points

**(15 – 17 pts)**

Nursing satisfaction in relationship to application of the theory in practice not clear