For the third component of your course project, write a paper with a literature review on the topic you have researched throughout the course. In your assignment, address the following:
Write an introduction to your topic and describe its importance.
Write a literature review related to the topic or issue you selected.
Review what is currently known about the topic from peer-reviewed academic journals.
For more information about literature reviews, consult the Principles and Procedures for Writing a Literature Review iGuide page, linked in the Resources.
Evaluate research related to prenatal or postnatal development in relation to the topic you selected. As a reminder, the postnatal period should include only the first three months after birth.
Evaluate the relationship between the literature and real-world practice in prenatal care, postnatal care, or both, as they relate to your chosen topic.
Recommend best practices for promoting the health of newborns or infants, in relation to your chosen topic.
Analyze the impact of prenatal care, postnatal care, or both, on family, community, or society.
Write a conclusion to summarize what you learned and the implications for the topic you selected.
To achieve a successful experience and outcome, you are expected to meet the following requirements.
Written communication: Written communication should be free of errors that detract from the overall message.
APA style and formatting: Resources and citations should be formatted according to current APA style and formatting standards.
Use APA subheadings.
Include a title page, abstract, table of contents, and reference list, per APA guidelines.
Length of paper: 15–20 double-spaced pages, not including title page, table of contents, abstract, or references list.
Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12-point.
References: A minimum of 12 peer-reviewed resources are required.
Review your course project information and the assignment scoring guide to ensure you understand the requirements before you submit your project.
Note: Your instructor may also use the Writing Feedback Tool to provide feedback on your writing. In the tool, click the linked resources for helpful writing information.
Final Paper Scoring Guide.
APA Style and Format.
Articles, Books, and More.
Capella Writing Center.
How Do I Find Peer-Reviewed Articles?.
PSY6010: Human Prenatal Development Research Guide.
Principles and Procedures for Writing a Literature Review.
Writing Feedback Tool.