lapse of integrity or ethical judgment. Provision 5 "The nurse owes the same duties to self as to others, including the responsibility to promote health and safety, preserve wholeness of character and integrity, maintain competence, and continue personal and professional growth. Provision 7.
The nurse, in all roles and settings, advances the profession through research and scholarly inquiry, professional standards development, and the generation of both nursing and health policy. (American Nursing Association, 2015.) ” Grammarly, SafeAssign, and Paraphrasing We are fortunate to have so many tools to help us maintain integrity filled and an ethical academic journey, such as Grammarly, SafeAssign, and unlimited access to the Walden writing center. The Walden writing center assures students that “they are here to assist students in becoming better academic writers by providing online, asynchronous feedback in paper reviews.” (Walden's Writing Center, 2016) As many of us have been out of the school and writing loop for some time, it is crucial that we form good writing habits with proper APA format, free of plagiarism and appropriate use of paraphrasing. SafeAssign is a fantastic tool to check yourself for authenticity, we work hard to create quality papers, so this is a final check to confirm that all your work is yours. I am a personal fan of Grammarly which is provided by Walden, “Grammarly is a third-party, automated grammar, proofreading, and writing revision tool for academic writing.” (Walden's Writing Center, 2016) Grammarly helps my writing to be more cohesive and understandable. I also find Grammarly’s weekly writing update to be constructive as I sharpen my writing skills. It gives me positive feedback on my weekly productivity, mastery of writing and vocabulary I used, also it lets me know my top three mistakes and tips on how to correct them, giving me more confidence in my academic writing which ultimately empowers me to be successful in “my” MSN program. Strategies for maintaining Integrity of Work In part one of this assignment I made the connection between academic and professional integrity, explained the relationship between academic integrity and writing with use of
Grammarly, SafeAssign and paraphrasing and elucidated on the relationship between professional practices and scholarly ethics. In making these connections I can very clearly see the symbiotic relationship between ethics and integrity and the absolute necessity to incorporate both in your academic journey and professional future. I will now expound upon how I plan to maintain integrity and ethics of my academic and professional work. Strategies for Maintaining Integrity and Ethics of Academic Work “Actions such as cheating are always immoral regardless of good intentions, extenuating circumstances or good circumstances coming from the actions.”[ CITATION Ani12 \l 1033 ] This statement penetrates to my ethical core and is enough reason to maintain my integrity and
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