Within the format of a scholarly paper systematically explore a professional issue relevant to the

nursing profession. The issue must be covered in depth with a significant analysis of the implication for

the nursing profession. Research peer reviewed journals and identify an issue that is relevant to

nursing and is of interest to you. Write a 1200 – 1500 word scholarly paper analyzing the issue and the

implication for the nursing profession. This paper must be in APA format.

Abstract

Introduction: State the purpose of the paper and give an overview of the content.

Review the scholarly literature in the area of the issue. With documentation from nursing journals and

professional nursing literature the essential content of the paper should:

a. Identify the issue

b. Describe the historical development and background of the issue

c. Describe current trends related to the issue; headlines and feature articles within last 5 years

d. Identify and describe the significance of issue to the nursing profession and professional nursing

practice in today’s work environment

e. Describe how this issue influences the nursing profession and professional nursing practice

f. Discuss controversies related to the issue that are unique to nursing

g. Discuss the most successful and/or potential strategies in preventing and dealing with the issue

Describe your position regarding the particular issue

Conclusion: Summarize the major points that of paper