Nursing Issue Focused Research Paper Expectations
Research Paper required for this course must explore a current controversial professional issue connected to this courses’ units
Carefully review the RESEARCH PAPER RUBRIC (ATTACHED) to understand how your paper will be graded based on context and quality.
PAPER MUST INCLUDE A THESIS STATEMENT
The paper must be a minimum of 7 pages and a maximum of 8 pages, in addition to a title page and a reference list.
The paper must follow APA format including:
o1-inch margins on all sides
o1/2 inch indents for all new paragraphs
o12 point font size, serif type fonts such as Times or Courier
oHeadings should be used to demonstrate the paper’s organization
You do not need to create an abstract for this paper.
You should have at least 5 professional references (STUDIES, JOURNAL ARTICLES, ETC.)included in the paper. At a minimum, 1 reference should reflect a recent research study specific to the issue.