The purpose of this homework is to introduce you to SPA style, as you will be required to use this format for all of your papers in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation. Please be sure to complete all of the steps as outlined below in order to receive full credit.
Make sure to use the assignment rubric to guide your work.
1. Locate the name of a recent (<5 years), professional, nursing journal related to the area of nursing you are interested in pursuing. Please refer to the library resources in Blackboard to help guide you.
2. Find one scholarly article related to your topic and read it.
3. Type a one page (double spaced) summary of the article you read. In your summary, make sure and use in-text citations, including page numbers if you use a direct quote. Remember, even information that is summarized must be cited to avoid plagiarism.
4. At the end of the summary, type the reference to your article in correct SPA style.
5. Please include a copy of your article with your assignment submission; this can be a .PDF file. Simply attach both this template (in Word format) and the article to Blackboard when you submit.