Provide three credible APA format sources related to nursing. Write two complete paragraphs for each source which summarize the source and comment on the source’s benefits and currency. Your sources should include an academic or professional source from the Keiser e-library database, a nursing journal or news source, or an organizational site (.org, .edu, or .gov).

This question gives precise guidance on the sources you can use, meaning that credibility is not likely to be an issue. However, you should outline in the introductory paragraph how you will evaluate the relative credibility of the sources, including such matters as the credentials of the authors, the origins of any data quoted, and, where relevant, the impact factor of the journal. These matters should then be explored in detail in the second paragraph on each source.

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Your finished assignment here will be a piece of writing about eight paragraphs long and totalling around 1,000–1,500 words, assuming a brief conclusion with some general evaluative remarks on your three sources. The introductory paragraph will set out how you selected and judged the value these sources. Some of the work has been done for you, since you are limited to journals in your university library for source one, prestigious business journals for source two, and organizational sites for source three. However, you should also mention the credentials of the author(s), the sources of data, how current the information is, and, for some sources, the impact factor of the journal.

The following example of how you might treat each source is from Forbes Magazine, a possible source for one of your summaries. The article in question is linked below:

In "Why America's Nurses Were Not Prepared For The Coronavirus Pandemic," Tener Goodwin Veenema and Diane Meyer argue that the American healthcare sector was unprepared for an event on the scale of the Covid 19 pandemic. Frontline nurses are now poorly equipped and suffering from stress, and 87% of them are afraid to go to work. The reasons for this include a lack of education on public health preparedness in Schools of Nursing, and a failure on the part of hospitals to conduct emergency drills for nurses. The programs that fund preparedness training for nurses have undergone significant cuts since 2003, and staffing shortages have left nurses with little time to train for public health emergencies. Nurses also suffer from inadequate support and mental health care.

This is a recent source, having appeared in Forbes online on June 4, 2020, although it is important to note that, in this specific area, conditions can change relatively quickly. Both authors are from Johns Hopkins University, and the lead author is a Professor of Nursing and Public Health, and a Fellow at the American Academy of Nursing. The data cited includes a survey of 32,000 members of the American Nurses Association. Therefore, although this is not a peer-reviewed scholarly article, its sources are credible, and its authors are well-credentialed experts in the field.

You should follow the same pattern for the other two sources, one from the Keiser University library database and the other from an organizational website. The former should, if possible, be an academic article in a peer-reviewed journal such as the International Journal of Nursing Studies (probably the current leader in the field), or the Journal of Advanced Nursing. Be aware when looking at the impact factors of these journals that medical journals generally have high average impact factors.

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