Guidelines for Article Critique Paper
The purpose of this assignment is to introduce the student to the body of literature that focuses on preventing medication errors and promoting patient safety. Students are to select from the article listed below. Students will complete a scholarly paper describing patient safety concepts and applying learning objectives that promote medication governance. The body of the paper should be a minimum of 3 pages, not to exceed 5, and must follow APA format. The completed paper will include, in total; title page, double spaced, 1 inch margins, body, pages numbered, header, citations, reference page.
Objectives: The student should be able to address the following in the body of the paper:
1 Review includes purposes of the article.
2 Clear discussion of the article’s importance to medication safety and error prevention.
3 Clear discussion on the nurse’s accountability to reporting errors and keeping patient’s safe.
4 Article’s implications on nursing’s responsibility to promote patient safety and quality care through medication error prevention.
5 Personal opinion of the article is given.
Criteria for Evaluation of Article Critique:
Clarity in organization; introduction, and summary is present
Correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure
APA style is followed
Reference page is included