EVOLUTION OF PALLIATIVE CARE

Assignment Criteria:

Event: EVOLUTION OF PALLIATIVE CARE

Students will develop a scholarly paper relating to the selected nursing leader or nursing historical event that includes the following criteria: 1. Identify and provide rationale for the selected nursing leader or nursing historical event. 2. Describe the historical background of the selected nursing leader or nursing historical event. 3. Explain the effect the selected nursing leader or nursing historical event had on the practice of profession nursing today. 4. Provide a prediction of the future needs of nursing based on the selected nursing leader or nursing historical event. 5. The scholarly paper should be in narrative format, 4 pages excluding the title and reference page. 6. Include an introductory paragraph, purpose statement, and a conclusion. 7. Include level 1 headings to organize the paper (page 47-48 in the APA manual). 8. Write the paper in third person, not first person (meaning do not use ‘we’ or ‘I’) and in a scholarly manner. To clarify: I, we, you, me, our may not be used. In addition, describing yourself as the researcher or the author should not be used. 9. Include a minimum of two (2) professional peer-reviewed scholarly journal references to support the paper (review in Ulrich Periodical Directory). You may use historical references that are more than five years old.                                                                             10. APA format is required (attention to spelling/grammar, a title page, a reference page, and in-text citations).