Domestic Violence

Prompt One-Provide an overview of domestic violence as it relates to pregnancy.  
Prompt Two-Nursing care considerations related to domestic violence assessment. 
Prompt Three-Discuss the impact of battering to the individual client, newborn and the family.  
Prompt Four-What are the physical and mental assessment findings that the nurse may observe in a client who has been recently battered or battered in the past? 
Prompt Five-As a future nurse (must include three roles of the nurse), how would you plan to address this issue?

Directions for the paper/writing assignment:

  1. You want to prepare this assignment in APA 6th edition format, must have at least five sources-two-three recent articles and at least two internet sources. You cannot use WebMD, HealthyMinds, emedicinehealth or Wikipedia. You need to use a quality internet source that has an identified author or Nationally/Internationally recognized organization. 
  2. Must have an introduction and conclusion
  3. Use the questions for this assignment as subheadings in APA format. The question prompts serve as the body of the paper.
  4. Paper should not exceed five (5) page excluding cover and reference page
  5. Paper needs to be submitted by the posted due date. Need two (2) hardcopies and one TurnItIn attachment. The paper will not be graded if it is not submitted using TurnItIn and providing the hard copies. 
  6. If you quote, it must be limited to no more than 80 quoted words. Direct quotes are allowed, but must be limited to the 80 quoted words. You are required to use quotation notes. Ideally, the wording of the majority of the paper should be paraphrased. The document must be considered at least 70 percent original thought. Failure to achieve this standard will result in a grade of zero.
  7. Do not submit the rubric with the assignment.


Grading Criteria

Possible Points 100



  1. Title Page



2. Abstract



3. Introduction



4. Prompt 1



5.Prompt 2



6.Prompt 3



7.Prompt 4



8. Prompt 5-Summarize and describe the impact to your future nursing practice using the roles of the nurse.



9. Designated Conclusion section



10. Reference Page-At least five sources properly referenced on reference page. 



11. Appendix-Appropriate Handout/Literature-Client Focused





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