Athabasca University

by blackbetty (New) New

What is a great topic for a discussion paper for Issues and Trends in Nursing?

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DO you have any ideas?

dishes, BSN, RN

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How to determine a great topic for a discussion paper

Step 1 Read the required readings for the course

Step 2 Select a topic that interests you from the readings

Step 3 Re-read the selected topic and make point form notes on the origins of the issue

Step 4 Read the literature from the bibliography section (make more notes)

Step 5 Conduct a literature search and read recent papers on the issue (make more notes)

Step 6 Form a thesis sentence and write supporting paragraphs, develop an opinion and support it with the literature

Step 7 Post your opinon and some evidence to support it and ask nurses what their experience/opinion is on the issue