Describe the definition of nursing as put forward by the American Nurses Association. How does it address the metaparadigm theories of nursing?
The ANA defines nursing as “the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of...
THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK FOR NURSING PRACTICE
INTRODUCTION TO THEORY
At the completion of Module 1, you will be able to:
1. Explain the development of the discipline of nursing
2. Discuss the metaparadigm of nursing
The American Nursing Association, or ANA, describes nursing in its many elements of care. As the ANA defines, nursing is to provide “protection, promotion, optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering, and the advocacy for the care” of the pat
Theoretical Framework in Nursing
1. Discuss the development of the discipline of nursing.
As advances in nursing science and research impact upon nursing education and clinical practice, new ways of looking at phenomena have led to re-examination and refinement