Communicating effectively with patients with developmental disabilities

criteria-Literature Review Present a literature review on a chosen topic for the research proposal. the student will be expected to submit a 2,000 word literature review with reference to the relevant literature.

identify a topic relevant to nursing and midwifery practice.
undertake an initial search of databases
select 4-6 primary sources relevant to the chosen topic
read and identify distinct themes relating to the topic
review and analyze literature within each theme
identify methodologies and different researchers use#summarize adn identify key arguments indicating how they relate to the theme
prepare and write the outline literature review
outline the relevance and implications for nursing and midwifery practice
include a minimum of 10 references in reference list (4-6 primary sources and remaining secondary sources)

apply academic writing skills
Harvard Referencing System to be used according the Cite it Right
References not included in word count
Appendices if used not included in word count

The review must be word processed using 12 point font, typeface Times New Roman and 1.5 line spacing
A4 sized paper to bu used and double sided copies
The right, left and bottom marins should be 3.5 cm wide adn top margin be 1.5 cm wide.
pages must be numbered

Recommended Sequence of Review
cover page
Main body of text
References/Appendices from 2002 onwards if possible