Compare and contrast the given information of the drug Cialis by internet and drug book

Guidelines for Media Critique Assignment
PURPOSE
Individuals are becoming more and more self-directed consumers of information. The internet is a rich source of information, and this includes information on medications. The purpose of this assignment is for the student to analyze internet media as a source of drug information. The objective is to gain a perspective on the relevance of internet media sources and to address nursing practice implications related to this trend.

COURSE OUTCOMES
This assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes:

DUE DATE
Sunday that closes Week 6
POINTS POSSIBLE
140; SEE RUBRIC FOR BREAKDOWN
REQUIREMENTS
i?¶ Identify specific medications (current or new) from the drug classes presented in class so far.

i?¶ Research the internet with drug information using clinical guidelines: Classification, dosage range, actions, side effects, patient education, etc. (see rubric)

i?¶ Research your textbook or drug book with drug information using clinical guidelines: Classification, dosage range, actions, side effects, patient education, etc. (see rubric)

i?¶ Compare and contrast the information regarding the medication from the internet media and the text/drug book.

i?¶ For your media critique, address the following:
i?? What item(s) would a patient be most interested in researching the internet media about this medication?
i?? In relation to the internet media, what caught your attention about this medication?
i?? What are the nursing implications for the comparison/contrast? (i.e. patient teaching, contraindications, precautions, assessment, monitoring, safety issues, etc.)
i?? What were some of the advantages of the internet media over the textbook/drug book?
i?? Which of the internet website(s) has the most relevant and accurate information about the drug? Would you recommend using the website(s)? Why or why not?
PREPARING THE PAPER
Format: Strict APA. See APA Manual 6th ed. (sample paper p. 41)
Length: 2-3 pages

GRADING RUBRIC FOR MEDIA CRITIQUE ASSIGNMENT
Category Points Comments
Drug Clinical Guidelines:
a? Class
a? Mechanism of Action
a? Drug Administration and Dosaging
a? Drug Interactions
a? Lab effects/interference
a? Special Considerations
a? Potential Side Effects/Adverse Effects/Toxicities
25 a? Presents key/relevant Information accurately and in sufficient detail
a? Information presented in a clear, organized, and professional manner
a? References cited

Compare & Contrast Internet Media and Book Information: 30 a? Presents clear and relevant comparisons.
a? Identifies key/major differences in information presented from the different resources.
Media Critique
a? Patient Interest Points/Items
a? What caught your attention?
a? Nursing Implications for Practice
a? Advantages of Internet Media
a? Relevance of Internet Media/Recommend 60
a? Identifies and describes information a patient would be most interested in researching the internet media about the medication
a? Identifies and describes specific items/ information from the internet media caught attention
a? Comprehensive discussion of nursing practice implications
a? Comprehensive discussion of the advantages of internet media
a? Comprehensive discussion of the relevance of internet media and recommendations about the website
Grammar, References, & APA
a? Information readable and comprehensible; appropriate use of terminology
a? At least 2 internet media resources used (websites referenced reviewed)
a? Resources/References cited/listed using appropriate APA format
25
TOTAL (140)

Please follow the media critique guidelines