Communicating Expectations: Development of an Abstract Reviewer Rubric
Repository Posting Date2018-10-24T16:14:15Z
Author DetailsMatthew S. Howard, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, CPN - Director of Education Resources, Sigma; Sarah E. Abel, MSN, RN, CEN - Manager of Education, Sigma
Lead Author Sigma AffliationAlpha Chapter
Lead Author AffliationEmergency Nurses Association
Level of EvidenceN/A
The concept of peer review has been around form more than 300 years (Weller, 2001) and professional organizations have used peer reviewers to further their practices since the 18th century (Adler & Abraham, 2009; Kronick, 1990). However, many organizations and associations have yet to employ structured education and training for their peer reviewers. The purpose of this presentation will be to discuss how one association translated the use of educational rubrics into a tool utilized by peer reviewers for provider-directed, provider-paced educational abstract submissions. Rubrics have been used as a guide to establish and communicate standards to nursing students for years when developing a paper or a project. The standards set by rubrics assure educational objectives are met and nursing standards of practice are integrated. The importance of using rubrics will be emphasized as a way to decrease subjective judgment and increase consistency and the quality of abstract submissions.
Conference Name45th Annual Professional Nurse Educator Group Converence
Conference HostProfessional Nurse Educator Group
Conference LocationFort Wayne, Indiana, USA
Date of Publication2018
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