Diabetes and Drug Treatments Assignment

Diabetes and Drug Treatments Assignment

Assignment:
Diabetes and Drug Treatments
Diabetes is an endocrine system disorder that affects millions of children and adults (ADA, 2011). If left untreated, diabetic patients are at risk for several alterations including heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, neuropathy, and blindness. There are various methods for treating diabetes, many of which include some form of drug therapy. The type of diabetes as well as the patient’s behavior factors will impact treatment recommendations. In this Assignment, you compare types of diabetes including drug treatments for type 1, type 2, gestational, and juvenile diabetes.Diabetes and Drug Treatments Assignment

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To prepare:
Review this week’s media presentation on the endocrine system and diabetes, as well as Chapter 46 of the Arcangelo and Peterson text and the Peterson et al. article in the Learning Resources.
Reflect on differences between types of diabetes including type 1, type 2, gestational, and juvenile diabetes.
Select one type of diabetes.
Consider one type of drug used to treat the type of diabetes you selected including proper preparation and administration of this drug. Then, reflect on dietary considerations related to treatment.
Think about the short-term and long-term impact of the diabetes you selected on patients including effects of drug treatments.Diabetes and Drug Treatments Assignment
By Day 7
Write a 2- to 3- page paper that addresses the following:

Explain the differences between types of diabetes including type 1, type 2, gestational, and juvenile diabetes.
Describe one type of drug used to treat the type of diabetes you selected including proper preparation and administration of this drug. Include dietary considerations related to treatment.
Explain the short-term and long-term impact of this diabetes on patients including effects of drugs treatments.

Reminder: Please make sure the paper includes a title page (including a purpose statement), introduction, summary, and references. Lastly please follow uploaded rubric. Thanks.Diabetes and Drug Treatments Assignment

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Quality of Work Submitted:

The extent of which work meets the assigned criteria and work reflects graduate level critical and analytic thinking.

27 (27%) - 30 (30%)

Assignment exceeds expectations. All topics are addressed with a minimum of 75% containing exceptional breadth and depth about each of the assignment topics.

24 (24%) - 26 (26%)

Assignment meets expectations. All topics are addressed with a minimum of 50% containing good breadth and depth about each of the assignment topics.

21 (21%) - 23 (23%)

Assignment meets most of the expectations. One required topic is either not addressed or inadequately addressed.

0 (0%) - 20 (20%)

Assignment superficially meets some of the expectations. Two or more required topics are either not addressed or inadequately addressed.

 

Quality of Work Submitted:

The purpose of the paper is clear.    Diabetes and Drug Treatments Assignment

5 (5%) - 5 (5%)

A clear and comprehensive purpose statement is provided which delineates all required criteria.

4 (4%) - 4 (4%)

Purpose of the assignment is stated, yet is brief and not descriptive.

3.5 (3.5%) - 3.5 (3.5%)

Purpose of the assignment is vague or off topic.

0 (0%) - 3 (3%)

No purpose statement was provided.

 

Assimilation and Synthesis of Ideas:

The extend to which the work reflects the student's ability to:

Understand and interpret the assignment's key concepts.

9 (9%) - 10 (10%)

Demonstrates the ability to critically appraise and intellectually explore key concepts.

8 (8%) - 8 (8%)

Demonstrates a clear understanding of key concepts.

7 (7%) - 7 (7%)

Shows some degree of understanding of key concepts.

0 (0%) - 6 (6%)

Shows a lack of understanding of key concepts, deviates from topics.

 

Assimilation and Synthesis of Ideas:

The extend to which the work reflects the student's ability to:

Apply and integrate material in course resources (i.e. video, required readings, and textbook) and credible outside resources.

18 (18%) - 20 (20%)

Demonstrates and applies exceptional support of major points and integrates 2 or more credible outside sources, in addition to 2-3 course resources to suppport point of view.

16 (16%) - 17 (17%)Diabetes and Drug Treatments Assignment

Integrates specific information from 1 credible outside resource and 2-3 course resources to support major points and point of view.

14 (14%) - 15 (15%)

Minimally includes and integrates specific information from 2-3 resources to support major points and point of view.

0 (0%) - 13 (13%)

Includes and integrates specific information from 0 to 1 resoruce to support major points and point of view.

 

Assimilation and Synthesis of Ideas:

The extend to which the work reflects the student's ability to:

Synthesize (combines various components or different ideas into a new whole) material in course resources (i.e. video, required readings, textbook) and outside, credible resources by comparing different points of view and highlighting similarities, differences, and connections.

18 (18%) - 20 (20%)

Synthesizes and justifies (defends, explains, validates, confirms) information gleaned from sources to support major points presented. Applies meaning to the field of advanced nursing practice.

16 (16%) - 17 (17%)

Summarizes information gleaned from sources to support major points, but does not synthesize.

14 (14%) - 15 (15%)

Identifies but does not interpret or apply concepts, and/or strategies correctly; ideas unclear and/or underdeveloped.

0 (0%) - 13 (13%)

Rarely or does not interpret, apply, and synthesize concepts, and/or strategies.

 

Written Expression and Formatting

Paragraph and Sentence Structure: Paragraphs make clear points that support well developed ideas, flow logically, and demonstrate continuity of ideas. Sentences are clearly structured and carefully focused--neither long and rambling nor short and lacking substance.     Diabetes and Drug Treatments Assignment

5 (5%) - 5 (5%)

Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for structure, flow, continuity and clarity

4 (4%) - 4 (4%)

Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for structure, flow, continuity and clarity 80% of the time.

3.5 (3.5%) - 3.5 (3.5%)

Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for structure, flow, continuity and clarity 60%- 79% of the time.

0 (0%) - 3 (3%)

Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for structure, flow, continuity and clarity < 60% of the time.

Written Expression and Formatting

English writing standards: Correct grammar, mechanics, and proper punctuation

5 (5%) - 5 (5%)

Uses correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation with no errors.

4 (4%) - 4 (4%)

Contains a few (1-2) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors.

3.5 (3.5%) - 3.5 (3.5%)

Contains several (3-4) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors.

0 (0%) - 3 (3%)

Contains many (≥ 5) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors that interfere with the reader’s understanding.

 

Written Expression and Formatting

The paper follows correct APA format for title page, headings, font, spacing, margins, indentations, page numbers, running head, parenthetical/in-text citations, and reference list.Diabetes and Drug Treatments Assignment

5 (5%) - 5 (5%)

Uses correct APA format with no errors.

4 (4%) - 4 (4%)

Contains a few (1-2) APA format errors.

3.5 (3.5%) - 3.5 (3.5%)

Contains several (3-4) APA format errors.

0 (0%) - 3 (3%)

Contains many (≥ 5) APA format errors.Diabetes and Drug Treatments Assignment