Identify at least three specific organizational characteristics or practices, which are congruent with and reflect a culture of excellence.

Identify at least three specific organizational characteristics or practices, which are congruent with and reflect a culture of excellence. And you will discuss how a culture of excellence is significant to your selected specialty track. Throughout this section of the paper, be sure that you provide support from current, peer-reviewed scholarly sources.

Literature should be integrated to support your explanation of a culture of excellence, three characteristics or practices within a culture of excellence, and the significance for your specialty track. [BLANK_AUDIO] Following the culture of excellence section of the paper, you will include a section to describe an overview of the concept map which you have created.

In this section, you will describe the mission, vision, and values of the selected organization which you have portrayed within the concept map. You will discuss the interrelationships which you have portrayed between those elements of the map.And you’ll discuss how the mission, vision, and values do or do not reflect a culture of excellence as portrayed in the concept map.

Throughout this section, be sure to include support from current peer-reviewed scholarly sources to validate the culture of excellence as it’s represented in the concept map. Also, be sure to credit the organization as the source of information for the mission, vision, and value statements that you include. [BLANK_AUDIO]Following that section of the paper, you will include a section which addresses leading a culture of excellence.

In this section, you will identify and discuss two specific leadership strategies which will promote a culture of excellence in the selected MSN specialty track role which you are pursuing. Explain how the two chosen leadership strategies also support the Chamberlain Care Model. Throughout this section, be sure to include support from current peer-reviewed scholarly sources to validate the points and the applications which you provide.

[BLANK_AUDIO] The last section of the paper is the conclusion. In this section, you will include a summary which addresses the following. The importance of a culture of excellence and leadership strategies to promote a culture of excellence.You will also include a brief synopsis of the selected mission, vision and values that you portrayed and how they do or do not support a culture of excellence.

Self-reflection of your learning regarding new insights gained by completing this assignment should be included. In addition, a self-reflection regarding implications for your future advanced nursing practice role in the selected MSN specialty track should be included. For this section, the two self-reflections may be written in first person. Because this is a scholarly paper, all other areas of the paper should not include first person, but the two self-reflective components may be written in first person.

As you review the guidelines and rubric, you will notice that after the content criteria, there are format criteria listed on the rubric. The format criteria include graduate level writing style, quality of literature support and paper length requirements. This slide provides you with an overview of the graduate-level writing expectations.

You will want to be sure that your writing is reflective of graduate-level practices by using correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, sentence and paragraph structure.You will also convey graduate-level writing style through clarity and a logical flow of ideas. With APA headings to organize your paper content. APA format should also be used for the citing and referencing of all sources.

In order to demonstrate your mastery and synthesis of content, no more than 1 short quote of 15 words or less may be included in this assignment. Additional graduate-level writing style standards include the use of APA format for the document. The format requirements includes margins, spacing, font style and size.

APA format for document structure is also required. The structure elements includes running head, pagination, tittle page and reference page. Also required are APA formats for the mechanics of style. The mechanics of style include the correct use of abbreviations, capitalization, italics, numbers and when applicable, the use of figures or tables within the assignment.

Please note that the concept map which you create does not serve as a figure or an image in the body of your paper. It will be a separate file that you submit. As a result, you will likely not be using any figure or table in this assignment. However, as we discuss mechanics of style, we like to follow all the items that are noted within the APA manual, including tables and figures.

This helps to prepare you with information that you might apply in a future assignment or a future course. But for this assignment, there probably will be no figures or tables needed on your part, unless you choose to do so.[BLANK_AUDIO] Following the graduate-level writing style expectations, the rubric includes criteria for the quality of literature support used in the assignment.

It is an expectation that a minimum of four peer review scholarly sources, current within five years, should be included to support your writing in the written paper component of the assignment. Failure to meet this requirement will result in points deducted, as noted on the rubric. [BLANK_AUDIO] Following the quality of literature support section on the rubric, there is a section which addresses assignment length.

It is an expectation that the paper is a minimum of three full pages in length. Typed with 12 point font size and double spaced and no more than 4 full pages in length.The paper length does not include the title or reference pages. Failure to meet this requirement will result in points deducted, as noted on the rubric.

[BLANK_AUDIO] Let’s take a few minutes before we close, to talk about some key reminders as you prepare your assignment. Some of this information might be familiar from previous courses or previous assignment overviews. Remember to review the assignment guideline and rubric document carefully. Use the rubric as a map to guide your assignment preparation and then as a checklist before submitting your work.

Carefully review all grammar, spelling, word usage, punctuation, sentence and paragraph structure, as well as APA format. Be sure to use the APA Manual sixth edition and do not rely on formatting software. Cite and reference each source that you use, so that there is congruence between the reference listing and the sources cited in your writing.

[BLANK_AUDIO] Follow the submission instructions where you have part I, an original concept map. And part II, a scholarly written paper, which is three to four pages in length, with a minimum of four current peer-reviewed, scholarly sources integrated to support your writing. First person may be used only in the self-reflection components of the conclusion.

And finally, no more than one short, direct quote, 15 words or less, may be used within this assignment. So to recap, remember there are two parts to this assignment. Part I, your original concept map, which will be a separate file. The concept map does not require a title page or reference pages.

Part II is the written paper, which will include a title page and reference, pages along with your written paper. [BLANK_AUDIO] As we’ve been talking about the APA format structure of a paper, this slide provides you with just a visual example of the use of APA headings. As you know, the title page is page 1 and the first page of your text for your paper will begin on page 2.

At the top of page 2 centered, you will place the title of your paper using upper and lower case letters with regular font. The introductory section of the paper will immediately follow the title. And will not include any level heading. After the introduction, your paper should include the following sections.