Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error.Total Percentage 100

PICOT Question and Literature Search – Rubric

No of Criteria: 4 Achievement Levels: 5CriteriaAchievement LevelsDescriptionPercentageUnsatisfactory0.00 %Less than Satisfactory75.00 %Satisfactory83.00 %Good94.00 %Excellent100.00 %Content80.0     Nursing Practice Problem and PICOT Statement20.0A nursing practice problem is not clearly described and/or a PICOT statement is not included.PICOT statement describes a nursing practice problem but lacks reliable sources. PICOT statement describes a nursing practice problem and includes a few reliable sources.PICOT statement articulates a nursing practice problem using supporting information from reliable sources.PICOT statement clearly articulates a nursing practice problem using substantial supporting information from numerous reliable sources.Qualitative and Quantitative Research Requirements: At least six references with the abstracts of research studies focus on a selected nursing practice problem.60.0Research articles that address the selected nursing practice problem are not identified.Fewer than six articles that address a selected nursing practice problem are listed in the literature search, but two or more are not research studies. Abstracts are incomplete.Six articles that address a selected nursing practice problem are listed in the literature search, but two are not research studies. Abstracts are partially complete.Six articles that address a selected nursing practice problem are listed in the literature search, but one is not a research study. Abstracts are mostly complete.Six articles that address a selected nursing practice problem are listed in the literature search and include abstracts.Organization and Effectiveness10.0     Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)10.0Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice or sentence construction is used.Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register), sentence structure, or word choice are present.Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but they are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are used. Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. A variety of sentence structures and effective figures of speech are used. Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.Format10.0     Documentation of Sources (citations, footnotes, references, bibliography, etc., as appropriate to assignment and style)10.0Sources are not documented.Documentation of sources is inconsistent or incorrect, as appropriate to assignment and style, with numerous formatting errors.Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, although some formatting errors may be present.Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is mostly correct. Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error.Total Percentage  100