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scholarly paper (PICOT)

scholarly paper (PICOT).

I need help with a Nursing question. All explanations and answers will be used to help me learn.

Scholarly Paper: Using the PICOT process, analyze a current nursing practice-related issues ( Please use Short Staffing as the topic for this scholarly paper ) . Plagiarism greater than 10% will not be accepted. This is an independent activity which requires submission of a scholarly paper, according to the instructions below. The scholarly paper will be graded based on the Evaluation of Undergraduate Scholarly Paper rubric, which is included in this syllabus. The scholarly paper should be typed, double spaced, 12 point, Times New Roman using APA format, and limited to 6 pages including title and reference pages. The references cannot be older than 2018. EVALUATION OF UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARLY PAPER RUBRIC WILL BE USED. Support your position with references no older than 2018 from at least two peer reviewed journal reference articles.

Rubric Instructions


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Content and Thought

The content of the scholarly paper is an indicator of the thought processes used by the student in the development and execution of the assignment.

The indicators of these processes are:

  • Uses relevant references.
  • Addresses all components of assigned criteria.
  • Synthesizes information.
  • Applies theories and concepts.
  • Uses logical reasoning and correct inductive or deductive reasoning.


Organization Structure

  • Includes purpose in introduction.
  • Paper is logically arranged with introduction, body, and summary.
  • Subsections and paragraphs reflect the main idea.
  • Transitions occur between thoughts.


Literacy and Style

  • Uses professional vocabulary.
  • Uses correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, and capitalization.
  • Maintains economy of expression.



  • Title page is correct.
  • Page numbering is accurate.
  • Page header is appropriate.


  • Citation of references in text is correct.
    • Direct quotes
    • Paraphrasing
  • Reference list follows APA format.
    • Citations in text are included on reference
    • Reference list citations are included in text


Final Grade


scholarly paper (PICOT)