Grading Rubric for Case Analysis in Pathophysiology – NGR 5141
Student: ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬________________________________________ PID#: _____________
Total Point Value = 100 Points
1-Choose a specific topic (such as a specific disease) that interests you. I picked LUPUS
2-Write a four page paper that reviews the associated pathophysiology of the topic in detail and then a little on diagnosis and treatment.
3-REFERENCES: You cannot use your textbook as a source. You cannot use other textbooks. You do need to use 4 research articles in the published literature on the topic. At least one article should be an original research article (where they have a methods and results section) on the topic. The other articles can be original research or reviews of the literature. You cannot use online sources unless they are online peer-reviewed journals or you are accessing published articles online.
4- The paper should be APA style and should include a title page and a reference page in addition to the 4 pages of content. Please limit your papers to four pages of content.
5-You will turn in the paper through Blackboard in the “Turn It In” dropbox.
CONTENT (85 POINTS) Score received/comments
Pathophysiology (65 points)
1- Discusses cellular level
2- Describes patho of clinical manifestations (i.e. signs & symptoms)
3- Describe sequelae of disease process
Diagnosis (10 points)
1- Diagnostic tests used in diagnosing
2- Brief overview of differentials Score received/comments
Treatment (10 points)
1- Pharmacologic & nonpharmacologic effects on disease cycle
2- Client management self-care & education
FORMAT ( 15 POINTS) Score received/comments
1-Font/typeface (New Times .5 point; 12 point .5points)
2-Page Margins (2” 1 point)
3-Title Page (running head 1 pt, author 1 pt, affiliation 1 pt)
4-Body of Paper (running head 1 pt, headings 1 pt, 4 page limit 1 pt, citations in text 2pt)
5-References: (separate page.5 pt, hanging indent .5 pt, format of citation 2 pt, current publications/research articles 2pt)