Nursing Essay Assignment on Bladder Cancer

Neoplasm Paper/Presentation Assignment
NUR 440 FALL 2020 1
Student learning outcomes:
a. Demonstrate the translation of current evidence into practice.
b. Apply knowledge of the nursing process to promote health in adult patients living with a complex illness.
c. Apply knowledge of the nursing process in the care of adult patients to promote disease prevention and health promotion.
Topic Selection Directions:
1. Access the link below to identify a cancer topic of interest.
https://www.cancer.org/cancer/all-cancer-types.html
2. You may select from any cancer except those covered during the NUR 440 class, therefore, the following cancer topics will not meet the
assignment criteria:
a. Leukemia
i. ( AML, ALL, CML, or CLL)
b. Lymphomas
i. Hodgkin’s or Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
ii. Multiple myeloma
3. Selecting a cancer topic covered during NUR 360 is also acceptable.
4. Once, you decide your topic, email your topic to the instructor.
5. A list of selected topics will be maintained on BlackBoard.
To maximize your points, include the following topics and following the APA outline guide.
Paper Topics:
1. Neoplasm type, etiology and pathophysiology
2. Prevalence and Incidence
3. Clinical manifestations
4. Current treatment: including but not limited to medications and Innovation (Patient care technology)-medical technology
5. Implications for Nursing: Responsibility of nursing in managing care of patient with the identified condition
a. Client teaching : Discuss goals of treatment and client plus family engagement to achieve the desired treatment outcome
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b. Safety (Align with treatment goals. Example- Chemotherapy often results in neutropenia. Discuss strategies the client must
follow to prevent infection, medications used to improve neutropenic condition)
c. Health promotion (Cancer prevention, early detection)
6. PowerPoint(PPT): Slide topics to align with the paper outline (#1-5 as listed above plus reference slide)
Criteria (APA, 5-7 pages, double spaced) Points
Cancer type, etiology and pathophysiology 10
Prevalence and Incidence 10
Clinical manifestations 15
Current treatment: including but not limited to medications and Innovation(Patient
care technology)-medical technology
20
Implications for Nursing: Responsibility of nursing in managing care of patient with
the identified condition
20
PPT Presentation 13
Engagement/Participation 2
Grammar 10
Paper and PPT Due April 29th @ 11:59
Presentation of PPT : May 4th and 6th
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Criteria 100% 75% 50% 25% Paper & PPT Points
Available/Achieved
Cancer type,
etiology and
pathophysiology of
chosen neoplasm
condition
Addresses topic
area, etiology and
pathophysiology
of chosen
neoplasm
condition
The content
addresses topic area,
etiology, but
pathophysiology does
not provided or lack
depth in the
description. Content
a little confusing or
lacks concise
description of content
All content related
to topic but fails to
address all
definitions/
subtopics
wordy or lack
concise
organization
Failure or very vague,
with identifying topic,
definitions and/or
subtopics.
10
Prevalence and
Incidence of
chosen neoplasm
condition
Utilize scientific
resource to report
current measures
of disease
frequency in
terms of both
prevalence and
incidence
Reports measures of
disease frequency in
terms of both
prevalence and
incidence, however
uses outdated
(> or = 10 years
resource)
Reports measures
of disease
frequency in terms
of both prevalence
and incidence,
include one or
more none
scientific resource,
and an outdated
(> or = 10 years
resource)
Utilize
non-scientific resource
to report measures of
disease frequency
10
Describe clinical
manifestations of
the primary
clinical
manifestations,
including clinical
manifestations as a
result of secondary
conditions (ex:
Clinical
manifestations
secondary to
metastatic
involvement
versus primary
cancer locations)
Describe the
primary clinical
manifestations,
including clinical
manifestations
that result due to
secondary
conditions (ex:
Clinical
manifestations
secondary to
metastatic
involvement
versus primary
cancer locations)
Describe the
primary clinical
manifestations, but
no discussion
regarding clinical
manifestations as a
result of secondary
conditions
15
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Current
Treatments:
Include current
therapy
(Medications, and
applications of
current strategies
to improve client
outcomes (Ex:
Precision
medicine, Patient
care technology in
acute care or home
care settings) or
any non-traditional
strategies
discovered in the
literature
Includes current
treatment
regimens: Oral or
IV medications,
current strategies
to improve
therapy
effectiveness and
client outcome.
Discuss the use of
technology in
acute care or
home
environment.
Includes current
treatment regimens:
Oral or IV
medications, current
strategies to improve
therapy effectiveness
and client outcome.
Discussion of
technology use in the
acute care settings
but no mention of
technology use in the
home settings.
Includes current
treatment
regimens: Oral or
IV medications but
no discussion of
current strategies
to improve therapy
effectiveness and
client outcome.
Minimal
discussion of
technology to
include general use
of hospital
electronic health
record but no
patient care
technology
Discuss oral and IV
treatment options, but
no discussion of current
strategies to improve
client outcomes. No
discussion of patient
care technology or other
innovation used to
manage the cancer
20
Implications for
Nursing:
Responsibility of
nursing in
managing care of
patient with the
identified
condition
Client teaching :
Discuss goals of
treatment and
client plus family
engagement to
achieve the desired
treatment outcome
Safety (Align with
treatment goals.
ExampleChemotherapy
often results in
neutropenia.
Discuss strategies
the client must
follow to prevent
infection,
medications used
Implications for
Nursing:
Responsibility of
nursing in
managing care of
patient with the
identified
condition
Client teaching :
Discuss goals of
treatment and
client plus family
engagement to
achieve the
desired treatment
outcome
Safety (Align
with treatment
goals. ExampleChemotherapy
often results in
neutropenia.
Discuss strategies
the client must
follow to prevent
infection,
Implications for
Nursing:
Responsibility of
nursing in managing
care of patient with
the identified
condition.
Includes 2 of the 3
required Nursing
responsibilities.
Implications for
Nursing:
Responsibility of
nursing in
managing care of
patient with the
identified
condition.
Includes 1 of the 3
required Nursing
responsibilities.
General discussion of
nursing responsibilities
but does focus on client
teaching, safety, or
health promotion.
20
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to improve
neutropenic
condition)
Health promotion
(Cancer
prevention, early
detection)
medications used
to improve
neutropenic
condition)
Health promotion
(Cancer
prevention, early
detection)
PPT Presentation The PPT is
comprehensive,
logical, and
organized.
100% Correct APA
format.
No grammatical
errors or incorrectly
spelled words.
Coherent flow of
ideas or/sentences
The PPT is not
comprehensive,
logical, or organized
1 error on APA format.
Two to three
grammatical errors, no
incorrect spelled words.
Flow of ideas a little
confusing but concepts
are identified.
The PPT is has
comprehensive
attributes, some
logical but
disorganized.
2 errors in APA
format.
Four to five
grammatical errors
and at least two
incorrectly spelled
words. Flow of
ideas/concepts are
difficult to follow
The PPT is Somewhat
comprehensive but not
logical and not well
disorganized
3 or more errors in APA
format.
More than five
grammatical errors and
several incorrectly spelled
words
13(Pt for PPT presentation)
Engagement plus
constructive
critique of
classmates
presentations
Provide 1 critique
and asked 1 topic
specific question
of the presenter
via classroom
discussion or
written
submission to the
instructor.
2 (Points for
engagement/participation)
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Paper and PPT;
Grammar
The paper is
comprehensive,
logical, and
organized.
100% Correct APA
format.
No grammatical
errors or incorrectly
spelled words.
Coherent flow of
ideas or/sentences
The paper is
comprehensive,
logical, and
organized
1 error on APA format,
or
Two to three
grammatical errors, no
incorrect spelled words.
Or
Flow of ideas a little
confusing but concepts
are identified.
The paper has
comprehensive
attributes, but
disorganized.
Or
2 errors in APA
format.
Or
Four to five
grammatical errors
and at least two
incorrectly spelled
words. Flow of
ideas/concepts are
difficult to follow.
The paper is somewhat
comprehensive but not
logical and not well
organized.
Or
3 or more errors in APA
format.
Or
More than five
grammatical errors and
several incorrectly spelled
wo