Ontroversial Topic: Early pregnancy loss, is there any treatment? Can progesterone help?
Current Issues in maternal/child nursing (Individual Paper)
Content Possible Points Earned Points
The Introduction included:
a) the background and significance of the topic. (2 points)
b) the rationale/reason for selecting the topic (1 point)
c) the main points of the topic which was clearly stated (2 points) 5
a) The historical background of the topic was clearly stated (2 points).
b) The effect of the topic on maternal child nursing was discussed (2 points).
c) The sample size, research method, and finding of the study was stated (1.5 points).
d) Ethical/legal/political considerations related to maternal practice/community/society was discussed (1.5 points). 7
The main points of the topic were summarized (2 points).
The evidence presented was used to solve the problem or create new insights into the problem (1 point). 3
At least 5 references from current peer-reviewed journal articles with in-text citations and references are used to reinforce the main points. 3
a? APA (2010) format is followed; rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed.
a? Sentences are complete, clear, concise, and varied.
a? Spelling is correct 2
Individualized Paper Guidelines
Controversial Topic: Maternal Autoimmune Disease: can it affect future generation?
Choose a controversial topic related to a current issue in maternal/ child nursing by reviewing current nursing research journal in this area. Select one nursing research article from a peer-review journal such as Womenas Health, Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing, Journal of Obstetric, Gynecological and Neonatal Nursing, Maternal Child Health Nursing or other nursing research journal. After selecting a topic and a research article, write a 3-5 page paper on:
a. background and significance of the topic
b. rationale for selecting the topic
c. state the main points of the topic
2. The Topic:
a. historical background of the topic
b. the effect of the topic on maternal child nursing
c. review the research article for literature review, sample, size, methods, and findings.
d. discuss any ethical, legal or political considerations related to maternal practice/community/society.
a. summarize the main points of the topic
b. using the evidence suggest a course of action to solve to problem or create new insight to the problem.
4. A minimum of 5 references from current peer-review research journal articles /books
5. APA format for references
6. Grading Rubric will be posted prior to assignment due date
Turn-itin Submission Guidelines
ALL WRITTEN INDIVIDUAL PAPERS MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH THE PLAGIARISM PREVENTION SERVICE (TURNITIN) before e-mailing the assignments.
Use the Nursing Student Writing Guidelines for writing your papers. The Guidelines are based on the American Psychological Associationas (APAas) Publication Manual (6th edition). A checklist is included with the Guidelines. Not all formatting is addressed in the Guidelines, so you must also purchase the APA Manual in the bookstore or an online store. Points will be deducted if you do not follow the Guidelines/APA format. Five points will automatically be deducted if text citations and references lists are not formatted according to APA (6th ed.). All references MUST be cited within the text. All text citations MUST be found on the reference list.
Papers will be evaluated based on criteria established by the nursing faculty to evaluate writing skills (CLICK on WRITING EVALUATION [PDF file]) for criteria. I will grade your paper and return it to you (with comments) via e-mail. Please make sure that you read my feedback. Feedback is provided to help you improve your assignment submissions.