NM 410 Nursing Ethics News Article Summary and Persuasion Paper

This assignment will use the following news article https://www.bbc.com/news/topics/cmj34zmwmy4t/surro…. Think about the issue and choose a side to advocate. Consider this paper as if it were to be published in a journal for nurses as the audience. You may have to do a small amount of research to provide solid, convincing evidence.Understand all sides of the issue and identify the most convincing evidence even for the opposing viewpoints.Paragraphs are to be five to seven sentences in length. The paper is to be three pages in length (the third page does not have to be full). Successful completion of this assignment will provide 100 points.

Paragraph 1: Grab the reader’s attention, give an overview of the article and/or issue, and close with a thesis statement that reveals your position.

Paragraph 2 (or more): Each body paragraph should focus on one piece of evidence with the supporting detail (facts, statistics, quotes from experts, examples, etc). You may choose to use analogies, draw comparisons, or describe a hypothetical situation. Give terms and background information if necessary.

Paragraph 3: Describe and refute the key points of the opposing view.Again, you may choose to use analogies, draw comparisons, or describe a hypothetical situation. Give terms and background information if necessary.

Paragraph 4: Restate and reinforce the thesis and supporting evidence.Encourage the reader to adopt the position or take action. The closing statement might be a dramatic plea, a prediction that implies urgent action to be taken, a question that incites readers to seriously think about the issue, or other recommendations with specific action ideas.

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