Topic Selection: Select a topic that interests you and that is relevant to nursing Pediatric practice. Your topic should be broad enough to allow for an in-depth exploration but narrow enough to be manageable within the scope of a 
500-650 word research paper. You may select a topic related to patient care, nursing education, health promotion, or any other area of nursing practice that interests you. 

Searching for Literature: After choosing a topic and 
obtaining my approval for the topic, use the Library page at the website to search for scholarly sources related to your topic. You must utilize 
at least 3 scholarly sources that have been published 
within the last 5 years. You may use databases such as CINAHL, MEDLINE, Embase, ClinicalKey, The Cochrane Library. Be sure to use appropriate keywords and to apply search filters to limit your search to 
scholarly, peer-reviewed articles.

Evaluating Sources: Once you have identified potential sources, be sure to identify if they are relevant to your topic, written by credible authors, and based on rigorous research methods.

Writing the Paper: Your research paper should follow 
APA 7 guidelines and include an 
introduction and 
conclusion. Be sure 
references are cited throughout the paper and included in a 
reference list at the end of your paper.

5. Please keep in mind that the paper will be checked for plagiarism, and 
similarity above 25% that is not cited will not be accepted for submission. 

6. Please refer to the evaluation rubric for evaluation criteria 

Topic: breastfeeding vs formula feeding.