This milestone assignment focuses on the Literature Review portion of your final project. For your final project you will address a Professional Nursing Practice Issue.
You will continue to use the Issue that you chose in Milestone One.
In any scholarly endeavor it is vital that you use the literature to explore what has been written about a particular topic or clinical issue. Thus, a literature review is
one of the first activities to complete after you have chosen your issue topic. The literature review provides the evidence basis for the topic that you have chosen for
the issue paper assignment, which will be submitted near the completion of the course.
Prompt: For this milestone you will submit a Literature Review in an APA formatted Word document. At least three evidence-based, current references are to be
included in the literature review.
In your submission, be sure to address the following items:
1. Describe the process used to choose the sources for your literature review. This should include identification of the databases, journals, keywords, and
limiting factors used during the search for appropriate literature.
2. Justify your reasoning for choosing the sources as the most appropriate to address your issue.
3. Summarize the sources, noting the important findings that the authors present. Use correct APA format for citations
The format for the literature review should include:
1. A title page
2. An introduction
3. Subtitles for the articles with individual article summaries
4. Reference page
Guidelines for Submission: The submission should include at least three evidence-based current references. It should be a 2-3 page Word Document using the
proper APA publication format. It should be formatted using Times New Roman, 12-point font, and one-inch margins. All citations should also be in correct APA
format. Title page and reference page do not count towards page requirement.
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