Understanding People and the Healthcare Environment

Assessment Number & Title (as per SAM):
Assignment 2 RESEARCH JOURNAL.
Assessment Description:
This assignment requires you to document and show evidence for the academic literature searches using databases that you have undertaken in relation to developing your understanding of a CaseWorld case based on the latest evidence-based care. Assignment 2 provides you with relevant references and skills you will need to complete Assignment 3. This assignment requires you to document and show evidence for the literature searches you have undertaken. Instructions: In this assignment, you are required to document and track your article search. You need to find 5- 8 relevant, credible research articles from appropriate and trustworthy data bases and electronic journals. Explaining in detail how you conducted your search for the relevant research articles. Accurately describe and provided documented evidence to support the search process you have used, for example: Describe the relevance of the search and how it applies to the CaseWorld case chosen. Document the search process including: Search terms used Databases searched Exclusion and inclusion criteria. i.e. limiters such as date. In Appendix A provide screen shots of your search providing proof of the search process. You need to document your search strategy in detail using the template below. Use the template provided to guide your work and your responses to this assignment. You will also need to use Calibri 12 or Arial 12 with 1.5 or 2.0 double spacing. This assignment (Assignment 2) provides you with relevant references and skills you need to complete Assignment 3.

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Introduction: A succinct rationale for documenting literature searches in a research journal. A concise consideration of the skills and knowledge that can be gained by completing a research journal now (as a student) and in future clinical practice.
20%
The description of a research journal is covered in depth. The rationale for documenting literature searches is fully justified. The importance of research journals in the development of professional skills and knowledge for future practice is very well introduced and analysed with references.
The description of a research journal is covered in most areas. The rationale for documenting literature searches is mostly justified. The importance of research journals in the development of professional skills and knowledge for future practice is introduced well and analysed with references.
The description of a research journal is covered in general terms. The rationale for documenting literature searches is justified in general terms. The importance of research journals in the development of professional skills and knowledge for future practice is poorly introduced and analysed in general terms with references.
The rationale for documenting literature searches is poorly justified. The importance of research journals in the development of professional skills and knowledge for future practice is poorly introduced or analysed or is not backed up with references.
The description of a research journal is unsatisfactory. The rationale for documenting literature searches is poorly justified. The importance of research journals in the development of professional skills and knowledge for future practice is not introduced or analysed.

Research Area: Provides a succinct rationale for how your understanding of the chosen CaseWorld case could be increased by a review of the literature in the selected area.
10%
Provides a succinct rationale for the chosen focus of research being of relevance to understanding the chosen CaseWorld case’s treatment or care with references.
Provides a mostly relevant rationale for the chosen focus of research being of relevance to understanding the chosen CaseWorld case’s treatment or care with references.
Provides minimal rationale for the chosen focus of research being of relevance to understanding the chosen CaseWorld case’s treatment or care using references.
Provides a rationale for the chosen focus of research being of relevance to understanding the chosen CaseWorld case’s treatment or care. The chosen rationale is generic and/or not about nursing care or treatment.
Does not provide a rationale or provides a rationale that is general or not suitable for the chosen CaseWorld case’s treatment or care.

Search activity log: Appropriate search strategy used, key word searches, including any limits (inclusion and exclusion criteria). All searches are relevant to the topic area. Date and places, such as databases…