1. Select a scholarly nursing or research article, published within the last five years, related to mental health nursing. The content of the article must relate to evidence-based practice.
· The submitted assignment should be 2-3 pages in length, excluding the title and reference pages.
2. Include the following sections (detailed criteria listed below and in the Grading Rubric must match exactly). a. Introduction (10 points/10%) • Establishes purpose of the paper • Captures the attention of the reader b. Article Summary (30 points/30%) • Statistics to support the significance of the topic to mental health care • Key points of the article • Key evidence presented • Examples of how the evidence can be incorporated into your nursing practice c. Article Critique (30 points/30%) • Present strengths of the article • Present weaknesses of the article • Discuss if you would/would not recommend this article to a colleague d. Conclusion (15 points/15%) • Provides analysis or synthesis of information within the body of the text • Supported by ides presented in the body of the paper • Is clearly written e. Article Selection and Approval (5 points/5%) • Current (published in last 5 years) • Relevant to mental health care • Not used by another student within the clinical group • Submitted and approved as directed by instructor f. APA format and Writing Mechanics (10 points/10%)
· Correct use of standard English grammar and sentence structure • No spelling or typographical errors • Document includes title and reference pages • Citations in the text and reference page