Legal Malpractice Case Group Paper

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MN 506 – Unit 9: Scoring Rubric

 Legal Malpractice Case Group Paper

 [300 points total-230 for group paper; 40 for individual participation & 30 APA & grammar]

Requirements Unsatisfactory Does Not Meet Requirements

0-4 points

Underdeveloped/Limited-Meets Some Requirements

5-11 points

 

Satisfactory

 

12- 19 points

Exceptional Meet Requirements

20 points

Total Points
Liability issues

 

The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

Parties involved and who should be sued The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

Defenses of the parties The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

Documents that the Plaintiff’s side will ask for and how they will be used The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

Standards of care The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

Duty, breach, damages and proximate cause The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

Insurance issues The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

Risk management issues before and after the incident The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

Documentation and mandatory reporting The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

Who should write the incident report and what should it say? The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

The doctrine of Respondeat Superior and how it would apply The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

The issues surrounding informed consent The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

Preparation for court of the parties The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

 

Individual points for group work Requirements

Unsatisfactory Does Not Meet Requirements

0 points

Underdeveloped/Limited-Meets Some Requirements

5 points

 

Satisfactory

 

8 points

Exceptional Meet Requirements

10 points

Total Points
Cooperates with group. Assists with assignments, makes meetings, contributes to the paper and works to further the interests of the group. Does not cooperate with the group or does not participate.

 

Participates but does not put full efforts in or is disruptive to the group.

 

Participates in group process.

 

Exceptional Meet Requirements.

 

 

 

 

  1. Format

(15 points possible)

Unsatisfactory
0 poin1ts
Underdeveloped/Limited

4 point

Satisfactory

6  points

Exceptional

10 points

 

APA Format

There are >4 errors with APA format. There are 3-4 errors with APA format. There are 1-2 errors with APA format. There are no errors with APA format.
Citations There are no references/citations. Student appeals only to his/her own experiences to support main point. There is one reference/citation. Student incorporates the work/experiences of other students, scholars. There are 2+ references/citations.  Student supports main position with references to scholarly articles, course readings, and experts.
Spelling/Grammar There are > 4 errors with spelling/grammar. There are 3-4 errors with spelling/grammar. There are 1-2 errors with spelling/grammar. There are no errors with spelling/grammar.
Total raw points earned on Part B (format) ___/30
Total Points:  (A +B +C) /300 ___/300 points

 

SCHOOL OF NURSING

MN506: Contract for Group Project

Unit 3 Assignment

(100 points)

Write as a group a 500 word essay.  Describe the types of contracts and the elements of a contractual agreement.  How does contractual law affect nurses working with employers or physician groups?  You may write your response here and have one delegated student submit it in the assignment area.  Two references for the essay is required.  See the grading rubric.

As group members Geni Adams, Jacqueline Christianson, Wendi Hanna, Amy Kubler, Brenda Reed, Elizabeth Midiri assigned to Group A, we agree to work together to complete the project on time.  We understand the requirements of the project include a thorough discussion of the following issues:

  1. Liability issues
  2. Parties involved and who should be sued
  3. Defenses of the parties
  4. Documents that the Plaintiff’s side will ask for and how they will be used
  5. Standards of care
  6. Duty, breach, damages and proximate cause
  7. Insurance issues
  8. Risk management issues before and after the incident
  9. Documentation and mandatory reporting
  10. Who should write the incident report and what should it say?
  11. The doctrine of Respondent Superior and how it would apply
  12. The issues surrounding informed consent
  13. Preparation for court of the parties

 

We agree that each group member will be responsible for overseeing group work during one week.  Group members will be responsible for each week as follows:

 

 

Unit 3 (submission of contract and essay into dropbox)
Jacqueline Christianson
Unit 4
Geni Adams

 

Unit 5
Brenda Reed
Unit 6
 
Wendi Hanna
Unit 7
Amy Kubler
Unit 8 (submission into discussion area)
Elizabeth Midiri
Unit 9 (final submission into dropbox)
Wendi Hanna
We have established these group rules:
All assignments will be turned into group by Saturday evening for review and discussion. Any changes or concerns will be voiced by Monday evening.  Assignments will be posted first in group A area under unit 1 prior to posting for group review.  Anyone not able to complete their portion on due assignment by Saturday evening will notify group by Friday at 1200 (Central Time) so work can be redistributed as needed to stay timely.
We have assigned these roles and responsibilities to individual members:
Wendi  First part of essay and topics 1-2

Liability and parties involved and who should be sued

Geni  Second part of essay and topics 3-4

Defense of the parties and Documents of the plantiffs side will ask for and how they will be used

Jacqueline  Proofreads essay and final assignment and topics 5-6

Standards of Care and Duty, breach, damages, and proximate cause

Brenda  Topics 7-9

Insurance Issues, Risk management issues before and after the incident, Documentation and mandatory reporting

Amy  Topics 10-11, compiles paper

Who should write the incident report and what should it say, The doctrine of Respondeat Superior and how it should apply

Elizabeth  Topics 12-13, edits for peer review

The issues surrounding informed consent, and Preparation of court of the parties

All Group Members are responsible for reviewing the assignment and responding on the discussion board with changes to be made or confirmation that they find the assignment acceptable as-is by Monday at 2359 (Central Time).

 

 

 

If a member of the group refuses to cooperate and impedes the progress of the project we will take these actions in this order:
The classmate will first try to be contacted via discussion area, then email. If student does not respond or is unable to finish any of asked assignments, Professor Redden will be notified and the remaining work will be evenly divided by remaining students in Group A.

Group member email addresses are as follows:

Geni Adams – genigriffin21@aol.com

Jacqueline Christianson – jackey@birrenbach.com

Wendi Hanna – wendihanna@student.kaplan.edu

Amy Kubler – nurse1206@gmail.com

Elizabeth Midri –

Brenda Reed – breed1324@aol.com

Additional points of clarification:
All additional points needing clarified along the way will be done so in the group discussion area under Unit 1.

 

 

 

MN 506 – Unit 5: Scoring Rubric

Ethical Legal Dilemma Advanced Practice Nursing Case Study

[300 points-240 for paper and 60 for APA & grammar]

A: Content (240 points possible) Unsatisfactory Does Not Meet Requirements

0-5 points

Underdeveloped/Limited-Meets Some Requirements

5-15 points

 

Satisfactory

16- 29 points

Exceptional Meet Requirements

30 points

Total Points
Create an ethical legal decision-making dilemma involving an advanced practice nurse in the field of education, informatics, administration, or a nurse practitioner. Missing most or all information related to this variable.

 

The assignment contains some of information on the topic, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrates connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (ethical and legal synthesis of dilemma).
Include one ethical principle and one law that would be violated and whether the violation would constitute a civil or criminal act based on facts in the law Missing most or all information related to this variable.

 

The assignment contains some of information on the topic, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrates connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (ethical and legal synthesis of dilemma).  
Construct a decision that would prevent violation of the ethical principle and prevent the law from being violated Missing most or all information related to this variable.

 

The assignment contains some of information on the topic, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrates connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (ethical and legal synthesis of dilemma).  
Describe the legal principles and laws that apply to the ethical dilemma Missing most or all information related to this variable.

 

The assignment contains some of information on the topic, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrates connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (ethical and legal synthesis of dilemma).  
Support the legal issues with prior legal cases or state or federal statutes Missing most or all information related to this variable.

 

The assignment contains some of information on the topic, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrates connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (ethical and legal synthesis of dilemma).  
Analyze the differences between ethical and legal reasoning and apply an ethical –legal reasoning model in the case study to create a basis for a solution to the ethical-legal dilemma Missing most or all information related to this variable.

 

The assignment contains some of information on the topic, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrates connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (ethical and legal synthesis of dilemma).  
List three recommendations that will resolve advanced practice nurses moral distress in the dilemma you have presented Missing most or all information related to this variable.

 

The assignment contains some of information on the topic, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrates connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (ethical and legal synthesis of dilemma).  
Based on the issue you presented, the rules of law, apply the laws to you case and come up with a conclusion Missing most or all information related to this variable.

 

The assignment contains some of information on the topic, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrates connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (ethical and legal synthesis of dilemma).  
  Total Points ___/240

 

 

  1. Format

(30 points possible)

Unsatisfactory
0 poin1ts
Underdeveloped/Limited

8 point

Satisfactory

16  points

Exceptional

20 points

 

APA Format

There are >4 errors with APA format. There are 3-4 errors with APA format. There are 1-2 errors with APA format. There are no errors with APA format.
Citations There are no references/citations. Student appeals only to his/her own experiences to support main point. There is one reference/citation. Student incorporates the work/experiences of other students, scholars. There are 2+ references/citations.  Student supports main position with references to scholarly articles, course readings, and experts.
Spelling/Grammar There are > 4 errors with spelling/grammar. There are 3-4 errors with spelling/grammar. There are 1-2 errors with spelling/grammar. There are no errors with spelling/grammar.
Total raw points earned on Part B (format) ___/60
Total Points:  (A +B) /300 ___/ 300points

 

 

MN 506 – Unit 9: Scoring Rubric

 Legal Malpractice Case Group Paper

 [300 points total-230 for group paper; 40 for individual participation & 30 APA & grammar]

Requirements Unsatisfactory Does Not Meet Requirements

0-4 points

Underdeveloped/Limited-Meets Some Requirements

5-11 points

 

Satisfactory

 

12- 19 points

Exceptional Meet Requirements

20 points

Total Points
Liability issues

 

The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

Parties involved and who should be sued The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

Defenses of the parties The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

Documents that the Plaintiff’s side will ask for and how they will be used The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

Standards of care The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

Duty, breach, damages and proximate cause The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

Insurance issues The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

Risk management issues before and after the incident The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

Documentation and mandatory reporting The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

Who should write the incident report and what should it say? The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

The doctrine of Respondeat Superior and how it would apply The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

The issues surrounding informed consent The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

Preparation for court of the parties The assignment does not address any or all of this section. The assignment contains some information on this area of focus, but needs more clarity. Topic needs to be developed more thoroughly. Entry well-constructed and demonstrated basic connection to the course materials, the required topic and/or upper-level thinking (application or analysis). Group project demonstrates substantial integration of course materials and/or use of upper level thinking (legal synthesis of malpractice case).

 

 

Individual points for group work Requirements

Unsatisfactory Does Not Meet Requirements

0 points

Underdeveloped/Limited-Meets Some Requirements

5 points

 

Satisfactory

 

8 points

Exceptional Meet Requirements

10 points

Total Points
Cooperates with group. Assists with assignments, makes meetings, contributes to the paper and works to further the interests of the group. Does not cooperate with the group or does not participate.

 

Participates but does not put full efforts in or is disruptive to the group.

 

Participates in group process.

 

Exceptional Meet Requirements.

 

 

 

 

  1. Format

(15 points possible)

Unsatisfactory
0 poin1ts
Underdeveloped/Limited

4 point

Satisfactory

6  points

Exceptional

10 points

 

APA Format

There are >4 errors with APA format. There are 3-4 errors with APA format. There are 1-2 errors with APA format. There are no errors with APA format.
Citations There are no references/citations. Student appeals only to his/her own experiences to support main point. There is one reference/citation. Student incorporates the work/experiences of other students, scholars. There are 2+ references/citations.  Student supports main position with references to scholarly articles, course readings, and experts.
Spelling/Grammar There are > 4 errors with spelling/grammar. There are 3-4 errors with spelling/grammar. There are 1-2 errors with spelling/grammar. There are no errors with spelling/grammar.
Total raw points earned on Part B (format) ___/30
Total Points:  (A +B +C) /300 ___/300 points