Your Abstract should contain the following parts that are listed below. · Topic Sentence your abstract must contain one sentence that clearly and concisely introduces the topic of the profile paper.

Your Abstract should contain the following parts that are listed below. · Topic Sentence your abstract must contain one sentence that clearly and concisely introduces the topic of the profile paper..

Your Abstract should contain the following parts that are listed below.

· Topic Sentence: your abstract must contain one sentence that clearly and concisely introduces the topic of the profile paper.

· Content Sentences: your abstract must mention the following five main topics of the profile: Statistics/Epidemiology, Financial Costs, Anatomy & Physiology/ Etiology, Diagnosis/Treatments/ Prognosis, Conclusions and Findings. This is challenging to write! These sentences should not be too specific, but reflect broad strokes summaries of each of these main topics.

· Conclusion Sentence: Abstract contains one sentence that mentions key conclusions and/or findings.

Assignment 3: Abstract Rubric

NOTE: Abstract submissions after the scheduled due dates will be assessed a penalty according to the late policy in the syllabus.

Evaluation Criteria

Excellent

Good

Fair

Poor

Points Earned

Topic Sentence

(10 points)

10 points

Abstract contains one sentence that clearly and concisely introduces the topic of the profile paper.

9 – 8 points

Abstract contains one sentence that somewhat clearly and concisely introduces the topic of the profile paper.

7 – 6 points

Abstract contains one sentence that is either too lengthy or too short and does not fully introduce the topic of the profile paper.

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Abstract does not contain a sentence that introduces the topic of the profile paper.

Content Sentence(s)

(50 points)

These are the required minimum content areas:

· Statistics/Epidemiology

· Financial Costs

· Anatomy & Physiology

· Etiology (causes)

· Diagnosis/Treatments/Prognosis

50 – 45 points

Abstract mentions five main topics as being part of the paper: Statistics/Epidemiology, Costs, Anatomy & Physiology, Etiology, Diagnosis/Treatment/

Prognosis

Factual information about the disease/condition is present.

44-40 points

Abstract mentions four main topics as being part of the paper.

39 – 30 points

Abstract mentions three or two main topics as being part of the paper.

Factual information is mostly lacking.

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Abstract mentions less than two main topics as being part of the paper.

Factual information is lacking.

Conclusion and Findings Sentence

(10 points)

Note: it is understood that this is a rough publish and as your research and writing continues over the next few weeks your abstract conclusion may change

10 points

Abstract contains one sentence that mentions key conclusions and/or findings.

Sentence is clear and concise and contains specific information.

9 – 6 points

Abstract contains one sentence that is unclear or is lacking specific information about key conclusions and/or findings.

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Abstract does not contain one sentence that mentions key conclusions and/or findings.

Clarity

(10 points)

Abstract should be clear and concise and contain approximately 4-6 well written sentences.

10 points

Overall abstract is clear, concise, and directly addresses the disease or condition.

9 – 8 points

Overall abstract is somewhat clear, concise, and directly addresses the disease or condition.

7 – 6 points

Overall the abstract is not very clear, either lengthy or too short to provide clarity, and does not fully address disease or condition.

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Overall abstract is unclear, too short, and does not directly address the disease or condition.

Writing: Spelling, Grammar, Punctuation

(10 points)

10 points

Writing errors are not present.

9 – 8 points

Some grammar/spelling errors but they do not take away from abstract content and clarity.

(1-3 unique errors)

7 – 6 points

Spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors impair readability/ comprehension.

First person is used.

(4-6 unique errors)

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Numerous writing errors are present. Spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors severely impair readability/ comprehension.

(>6 unique errors)

Originality

(10 points)

10 points

Abstract is entirely original, providing no quotes and inputting facts directly into own original writing.

9 – 6 points

Abstract is not entirely original and contains many direct quotes and citations.

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Abstract is not original and mostly contains direct quotes and citations.

*Please review Academic Honesty Policies.

Your Abstract should contain the following parts that are listed below. · Topic Sentence your abstract must contain one sentence that clearly and concisely introduces the topic of the profile paper.

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