Assessment 2 – Essay

Assessment  2 – Essay

Assessment Title    EssayTask Description    EssayAssessment Due date    18/10/2015 Week 11
Return Date to Students    Following declaration of results to students 1st December 2015
Weighting    50%
Length    2,500 WordsAssessment Criteria    NSW Health and private employers promote values and value statements pertinent to their organisation. Whether we agree with them or not, when we work within that organisation, we need to ensure our personal values will not be compromised by our employer.

Consider your personal values espoused in your collage (from week 1).
Reflect on these values and analyse how they sit within the values advocated by NSW Health.
How do the values set out by NSW Health impact and influence teams within healthcare?
How can leaders within health live these values and make them meaningful to teams and patients?
Considering these things, what do you need to do to prepare yourself for practice next year?

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Referencing Style    Author – Date (Harvard)
A summary of the Harvard system can be accessed in the online guide on the Library website at: http://public01.library.uow.edu.au/refcite/style-guides/html/Submission    Submit an electronic version via Moodle electronic site

Subject Learning Outcomes Assessed    4,5,6

Assessment 2: Essay Marking Guide

Name:  ………………………………………………………………. Student No.: ………………………………….

Criteria
Absent
Inadequate    Satisfactory    Good
Excellent    Marks
Content (70%)
Using the literature critically analyse what makes a health care team effective and how your personal values allow you to be an effective member of that team

0
1-7
7.5-10
11-13
14-15
/15
Discuss how leaders use values to  develop an effective health care team
0
1-7
7.5-10
11-13
14-15
/15
Reflecting on NSW Health’s CORE values  and the literature demonstrate  how the values of healthcare team members impact on patient outcomes and experiences
0
1-9
10-13
14-17
18-20
/20
Use a reflective model and literature to reflect on how you will continue to develop yourself as a healthcare professional and how this will benefit you in your future career path.
0
1-9
10-13
14-17
18-20
/20
Adheres to school requirements with regard to presentation, referencing and word limit (30%)
Assignment logically developed and clearly constructed, Introduction, body of work, conclusion, Adheres to the word limit
Evidence of linkage and integration of information
Appropriate use of academic language, Assignment is easy to read, It catches the reader’s attention and promotes the conveying of information
Objective and authentic writing style
0

0

0

0
1-2

1-2

1-2

1-2
2.5-3

2.5-3

2.5-3

2.5-3
4

4

4

4
5

5

5

5

/20
Syntax, grammar, punctuation and spelling are correct
Legible presentation
Integrated use of references, referencing as per School guidelines
0

0
1-2

1-2
2.5-3

2.5 3
4

4
5

5

/10

This assignment is worth 50% of the total assessment for this subject.

/100

Assessment 2 – Marking Rubric

Performance Indicators
Criteria    Absent
Inadequate    Satisfactory    Good    Excellent    Mark
Content (70%)

Criterion 1

Ability to relate literature on health care team effectiveness and personal values    (0)

Inadequately uses the literature to describe what makes a health care team effective. Inadequate analyses of how personal values allow an individual to be an effective member of that team
(1-7)

Uses some literature to describe what makes a health care team effective. Describes how personal values allow an individual to be an effective member of that team
(7.5-10)

Uses the literature to critically analyse what makes a health care team effective. Critically analyses how personal values allow an individual to be an effective member of that team
(11-13)

Comprehensive use of the literature to critically analyse what makes a health care team effective. Critically analyses literature to demonstrate understanding of how personal values allow an individual to be an effective member of that team
(14-15)

Comprehensive and insightful use of contemporary literature to critically analyse what makes a health care team effective. Synthesis of literature that demonstrates critical  analyses and understanding of how personal values allow an individual to be an effective member of that team

Criterion 2

Ability to apply literature on health care team effectiveness and personal values    (0)

Inadequate discussion on how leaders use values to  develop an effective health care team. Inadequate understanding of the role of values and the meaning of effective health care teams demonstrated    (1-7)

Some discussion on how leaders use values to develop an effective health care team. Some understanding of the role of values and the meaning of effective health care teams demonstrated
(7.5-10)

Discuss how leaders use values to  develop an effective health care team     (11-13)

Academic and informed discussion on how leaders use values to develop an effective health care team. Discussion demonstrates good understanding of the role of values and the meaning of effective health care teams    (14-15)

Highly developed academic and informed discussion on how leaders use values to develop an effective health care team. Discussion demonstrates deep understanding of the role of values and the meaning of effective health care teams

Criterion 3

Analysis relationship between NSW Health values and patient outcomes    (0)

Inadequate consideration on NSW Health’s CORE values and the literature. Inadequate demonstration of how the values of healthcare team members impact on patient outcomes and experiences    (1-9)

Some evidence of reflecting on NSW Health’s CORE values  and the literature describes how some of the values of healthcare team members impact on patient outcomes and experiences
(10-13)

Reflecting on NSW Health’s CORE values  and the literature demonstrate  how the values of healthcare team members impact on patient outcomes and experiences
(14-17)

Reflecting on NSW Health’s CORE values  and the literature provide a thoughtful portrayal how the values of healthcare team members impact on patient outcomes and experiences    (18-20)

Reflecting on NSW Health’s CORE values  and the literature provide a comprehensive and thoughtful portrayal of how the values of healthcare team members impact on patient outcomes and experiences
Criterion 4

Reflection on the impact of this on individual development    (0)

Does not use a reflective model and/or literature to reflect on how you will continue to develop yourself as a healthcare professional and how this will benefit you in your future career path.    (1-9)

Does not use a reflective model and/or literature to reflect on how you will continue to develop yourself as a healthcare professional and how this will benefit you in your future career path.
(10-13)

Use a reflective model and literature to reflect on how you will continue to develop yourself as a healthcare professional and how this will benefit you in your future career path.
(14-17)

Accurate use of a reflective model and literature to reflect on how you will continue to develop yourself as a healthcare professional and how this will benefit you in your future career path.    (18-20)

Accurate and thoughtful use of a reflective model and current academic literature to reflect on how you will continue to develop yourself as a healthcare professional and how this will benefit you in your future career path.
Adheres to school requirements with regard to presentation, referencing and word limit (30%)

Criterion 5

Argument development and construction, academic writing skill, word limit adherence    (0)

Assignment is not logically developed and is not clearly constructed, Introduction, body of work, conclusion are not evident. Does not adhere to the word limit
(1-2)

Assignment shows minimal  logic in its  development and demonstrates basic construction of introduction, body of work, conclusion, Adheres to the word limit
(2.5-3)

Assignment logically developed and clearly constructed, Introduction, body of work, conclusion, Adheres to the word limit
(4)

Assignment is comprehensive and logically developed. It is clearly constructed, demonstrating good use of the introduction, body of work, & conclusion. Demonstrates very good academic writing skills. Adheres to the word limit
(5)

Assignment is comprehensive and logically developed. It is thoughtfully and accurately constructed. Introduction, body of work, & conclusion demonstrate excellent academic writing skills. Adheres to the word limit

Criterion 6

Information integration and linkage; reasoning, analysis and synthesis of ideas    (0)

No evidence of linkage and integration of information
(1-2)

Some evidence of linkage and integration of information
(2.5-3)

Evidence of linkage and integration of information. Some analysis.
(4)

Evidence of linkage and integration of information. Demonstrates reasoning and analysis of ideas.
(5)

Clear evidence of linkage and integration of information. Demonstrates reasoning, analysis and synthesis of ideas.

Criterion 7

Academic language style and effect on communication of information
(0)

Evidence of colloquial/convers-ational language. Assignment is difficult  to read, difficult to follow and does not promote the conveying of information
(1-2)

Some use of appropriate use of academic language evident. Assignment does not flow well to the reader, and promotes the conveying of only some information
(2.5-3)

Appropriate use of academic language, Assignment is easy to read, It catches the reader’s attention and promotes the conveying of information
(4)

Well-developed academic language. Assignment is easy to read, It catches the reader’s attention and promotes the conveying of information
(5)

Highly developed academic language. Assignment is easy to read, It catches the reader’s attention and clearly and concisely promotes the conveying of information

Criterion 8

Writing style enhances authenticity and originality
(0)

Writing style lacks objective and authentic language.    (1-2)

Writing style lacks objective and authentic language at times.    (2.5-3)

Objective and authentic writing style    (4)

Accurate and objective writing style which demonstrates authenticity of language.    (5)

Precise, accurate and objective writing style which demonstrates authenticity and originality.
Criterion 9

Writing Syntax, grammar, punctuation and spelling    (0)

Syntax, grammar, punctuation and spelling are incorrect
Presentation is significantly not legible.
(1-2)

Syntax, grammar, punctuation and spelling are variable in accuracy.
Presentation is not legible in parts.
(2.5-3)

Syntax, grammar, punctuation and spelling are correct and of an acceptable standard.
Legible presentation
(4)

Syntax, grammar, punctuation and spelling are correct and of a good standard.
Legible presentation
(5)

Syntax, grammar, punctuation and spelling are correct and of a high standard.
Legible presentation

Criterion 10

Referencing style and use    (0)

References not integrated and  referencing not as per School guidelines    (1-2)

Some integrated use of references, referencing. Inconsistent use of referencing per School guidelines    (2.5-3)

Integrated use of references, referencing as per School guidelines

(4)

Referencing demonstrates very good understanding of the relevant academic literature.
Referencing as per School guidelines    (5)

Referencing demonstrates excellent understanding of the relevant academic literature. Referencing as per School guidelines
Total
/100