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Evidence Based Nursing

This Library Research Guide provides helpful resources, tips and tricks to conducting nursing research with a focus on evidence based practice., PICO, PICOT, NUR 440, NUR 506, APA citation, literature review, statistics

APA Style

APA Style, currently in its 7th edition, is a citation protocol established by the American Psychological Association. This style was developed to ensure consistency and to provide style rules for scientific writing. 

APA is most often used in the disciplines of:

  • Social Sciences (including Psychology, Education, Sociology, Economics, Criminal Justice, etc.)
  • Business
  • Nursing

What does APA Style include?

  • the format & structure of your paper
  • how you cite other authors within the body of your paper
  • how you compile a references page at the end of your paper

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