Atrial Fibrillation/Ventricular Tachycardia/Complete Heart Block

2000 Word Essay Select one topic from the list below. Choose a cardiac disorder within the broad topic that is of specific interest to you.1.Select a cardiac arrhythmia from the list below and discuss the holistic care of the patient provided by the registered nurse. Critical thinking must be evident throughout the paper and discussion should cover the criteria/identification of arrhythmia, causative factors, presentation and relevant treatment modalities or options? Atrial Fibrillation? Ventricular Tachycardia? Complete Heart Block2.The use of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) and thrombolytics has been shown to have benefits for patients being treated for ST Elevated Acute Myocardial Infarction (STEMI). Discuss the nursing care associated with thrombolytic drug therapy and PCI including rationale and evidence based practice. 3.Select a cardiac medication category (i.e. betablockers, calcium channel blockers, ACE inhibitors, etc) and critically discuss the relevant nursing management of patients being treated with these medications. Discussion should involve medication action, adverse effects and relevant nursing care to ensure patient safety and effective treatment(desired effects).4.Cardiac Rehabilitation has been shown to improve patient outcomes post cardiac event. Critically review and discuss the literature to support or refute this statement.? In- text citations is required.? Use APA referencing. ? Turnitin will be used for this assessment.
WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT (ESSAY) MARKING RUBRICAbove Average ExceptionalPresentation&Style(4 points)Language fluent., very good expression, mature language and writing style Grammar & spelling accurate(5 points)Excellent expression, sophisticated language and writing style. Grammar & spelling always accurate
Introduction (4 points)Strong introduction with specific statement of purpose and direction for the essay(5 points)Excellent, creative, specific introduction
Conclusion (4 points)Well justified conclusion that summarizes key concepts(5 points)Well justified and integrated conclusion
Organization of answer(7 points)Good organisation of answer. Coherent, generally links the concepts/theories to the essay topic(10 points)Exceptional organisation of answer. Consistently links the theoretical concepts with the topic in a logical, concise and ordered fashion
Content & Knowledge Extent to which the paper addresses all aspects of the question(30 points)Reasonable knowledge of the topic and an awareness of a variety of ideas and contexts relating to the topic.Key concepts are well defined and referred to throughout the Essay.
(40 points)Comprehensive/detailed knowledge and understanding of the topic and the relevant theories/concepts used Key concepts are well defined, explored and interwoventhroughout the essay.
Argument & Evidence (15 points)Clear application of theory through critical analysis / critical thought of the topic areaFocused ideas and arguments that are well supported and logical(20 points)Consistently demonstrates application of critical analysis of the topic area. Arguments are focused, very well constructed and justified
Use of Literature (7 points)Able to critically appraise the literature & theory gained from variety of academic sources that are used well to support arguments(10 points)Has developed & justified using own ideas based on a comprehensive range of academic sources which have been thoroughly analysed, applied & discussed
References (4 points)Literature cited is highly relevant yet not extensive. Referencing is accurate with minimal errors. Generally complies with APAconventions(5 points)Literature cited is highly relevant and extensive. Referencing is consistently accurate and complies with APAconventions