Select an article on a pathogen in the last three years, apply knowledge learned in BIOS 242, and write a paper. The goal for this project is: · to

Select an article on a pathogen in the last three years, apply knowledge learned in BIOS 242, and write a paper.

The goal for this project is:

· to make connections between concepts learned in the course and what is observed in a health care setting

· to understand real-life applications of microbiology

For this assignment, you will summarize an article about a pathogen of your choice, apply principles learned in BIOS 242 to your pathogen, and discuss the healthcare implications of this pathogen. After getting approval for your article and pathogen, review the rubric and be sure to address all aspects of the rubric. Use the Assignment Template hyperlinked above when writing your paper.

Requirements

Writing Requirements (APA format)

· Length: 2 pages (not including title page or references page) 

· 1-inch margin

· Double spaced

· 12-point Times New Roman font

· Title page

· References page (minimum of 2 scholarly sources)

Grading

This activity will be graded using the provided rubric.

Outcomes

CO 10: Analyze the microbial diseases of different body systems- integumentary, nervous, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, and urogenital.

Due Date

By 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday

Rubric

BIOS242 Week 6 Assignment

BIOS242 Week 6 Assignment

Criteria

Ratings

Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeArticle Summary

20 pts

Article is accurately summarized with all details captured in the paper.

18 pts

Article is well summarized, but a few details may be missing in the paper.

16 pts

Article is summarized but is either missing details or inaccurately summarized.

14 pts

Article is poorly summarized with only a few details correctly captured from the article.

0 pts

No effort

20 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuality of Information/Integration of Sources

60 pts

All of the following criteria are met: 1) Paper includes supporting details and/or examples from lecture material and/or textbook 2) The following should be included: a) morphology and cellular characteristics, b) susceptibility to antimicrobials, c) host cells, nutritional needs, growth conditions, d) mode of invasion into the host(s) and how it evades the immune system, e) interactions with the hosts, diseases caused and body systems that are affected, f) symptoms when the pathogen infects a host, g) diagnosis and therapeutic intervention needed. 3) Connection to the health/nursing field made.

54 pts

One of the following criteria is missing. 1) Paper includes supporting details and/or examples from lecture material and/or textbook 2) The following should be included: a) morphology and cellular characteristics, b) susceptibility to antimicrobials, c) host cells, nutritional needs, growth conditions, d) mode of invasion into the host(s) and how it evades the immune system, e) interactions with the hosts, diseases caused and body systems that are affected, f) symptoms when the pathogen infects a host, g) diagnosis and therapeutic intervention needed. 3) Connection to the health/nursing field made.

48 pts

Two of the following criteria are missing. 1) Paper includes supporting details and/or examples from lecture material and/or textbook 2) The following should be included: a) morphology and cellular characteristics, b) susceptibility to antimicrobials, c) host cells, nutritional needs, growth conditions, d) mode of invasion into the host(s) and how it evades the immune system, e) interactions with the hosts, diseases caused and body systems that are affected, f) symptoms when the pathogen infects a host, g) diagnosis and therapeutic intervention needed. 3) Connection to the health/nursing field made.

42 pts

Most of the criteria have not been met sufficiently.

0 pts

No effort

60 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSource and Citation Requirements

10 pts

All of the following criteria are met: 1) Minimum of two scholarly sources used (your newspaper article/publication will count as one of these sources). 2) Article was published within the last 3 years. 3) In-text citations are used in paper and there are corresponding citations on the reference page in APA format 4) Sources were accurately cited on the reference page 4. APA format is used for in-text citations and the reference page.

8 pts

One of the criteria is missing. 1) Minimum of two scholarly sources used (your newspaper article/publication will count as one of these sources). 2) Article was published within the last 3 years. 3) In-text citations are used in paper and there are corresponding citations on the reference page in APA format 4) Sources were accurately cited in the reference page 4. APA format is used for in-text citations and the reference page.

6 pts

One of the criteria is missing. 1) Minimum of two scholarly sources used (your newspaper article/publication will count as one of these sources). 2) Article was published within the last 3 years. 3) In-text citations are used in paper and there are corresponding citations on the reference page in APA format 4) Sources were accurately cited in the reference page 4. APA format is used for in-text citations and the reference page.

4 pts

More than two criteria are missing. 1) Minimum of two scholarly sources used (your newspaper article/publication will count as one of these sources). 2) Article was published within the last 3 years. 3) In-text citations are used in paper and there are corresponding citations on the reference page in APA format 4) Sources were accurately cited in the reference page 4. APA format is used for in-text citations and the reference page.

0 pts

No effort

10 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeGrammar/ spelling

10 pts

There are none or minimal errors in grammar or spelling.

8 pts

There are a few grammar or spelling errors (up to 3).

6 pts

There are several grammar or spelling errors (4 to 7).

4 pts

There are more than 7 grammar or spelling errors.

0 pts

No effort

10 pts

Total Points: 100

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