Nursing Theory Essays and Term Papers

  • Nursing Theories

    Introduction Theories are a set of interrelated concepts that give a systematic view of a phenomenon (an observable fact or event) that is explanatory & predictive in nature. Theories are composed of concepts, definitions, models, propositions & are based on assumptions. They are derived through...

      2652 Words | 9 Pages   Theory, Hypothesis, Developmental psychology, Science

  • Theories in Nursing

    Ethical issues in Nursing Ethics play an important role in nursing. When caring for the most vulnerable nurses are faced with moral dilemmas often. Our backgrounds and beliefs may differ from that of our patient. This is why ethical principles are needed to guide nurses to do what is right. There...

      290 Words | 1 Pages   Nursing ethics, Medical ethics, Kantian ethics, Ethics

  • Nursing Theory

    There is an obvious deficiency in the application of theory in nursing practice. This paper will include a discussion of how nursing practice is affected by the use of nursing theory. I will provide evidence in relation to how theory based practice relates to the core competencies of the Institute...

      1607 Words | 5 Pages   Patient safety, Health informatics, Evidence-based medicine, Electronic health record

  • theory of nursing

     Health Policy: Childhood Obesity Surname Professor Course Date Health Policy: Childhood Obesity The childhood obesity has become a burning issue of the contemporary society with vivid example seen in the United States of America and other countries. In spite of the actions taken by the...

      906 Words | 3 Pages   Obesity, Human nutrition, Childhood obesity, Chronic (medicine)

  • Nursing Theory

    When using trial and error towards the nursing practice the nurse is putting the patient at risk for harm by using their own judgement of how a procedure should or should not be performed. Medication errors can also become a problem when this method is practice. When the nurse goes against her better...

      402 Words | 1 Pages   Medical error, Nursing process, Risk

  • Nursing Theory

    RUNNING HEAD: NURSING THEORY Nursing Theory: Explanation and Relevance to Nursing Practices Katherine Lott Azusa Pacific University Theoretical Foundations for Nursing UNRS 306 Professor Cone May 20, 2009 Merriam Webster defines the word "theory" as "a belief, policy, or procedure proposed...

      1233 Words | 5 Pages   Nightingale's environmental theory, Self care, Theory, Hildegard Peplau

  • nursing theory

     Nursing Expertise Liberty University According to Benner, there are five levels of experience regarding nursing (2001). The levels of nursing range from novice to expert (Benner, 2001). This information is based on the Dreyfus Model which was designed by Stuart Dreyfus...

      1386 Words | 6 Pages   Emergency psychiatry, Expert

  • Nursing Theory

    Theory development surfaced in nursing because of its leader’s desire for nursing to be considered a profession, and then to help nurses increase their knowledge of practice, what it is and what it can be. Theories can help to identify a clearer picture of practice than using facts alone (Walker & Avant...

      799 Words | 3 Pages  

  • Nursing Theories

    A. TOPIC This paper will discuss the theories of ethics as they are applied to quality healthcare and the preservation of the principles of confidentiality based on trust existing between patient and nurse. These ethical values are patterned from the Hippocratic oath which is used as the standard...

      2984 Words | 8 Pages   Deontological ethics, Nursing ethics, Consequentialism, Virtue ethics

  • Nursing Theories

    developed her theory inductively through an empirical study of nursing practice. * For 3 years, she recorded 2000 observations between a nurse and patient interactions. She was only able to categorize the records as "good" or "bad" nursing. * According to records: Good Nursing nurses focus was...

      21471 Words | 58 Pages   Self care, Psychotherapy, Pressure ulcer, Virginia Henderson

  • Nursing Theories

    NURSING THEORIES FOR PSYCHIATRIC NURSING 1. Sister Callista Roy’s Adaptation Model of Nursing in 1976 This model comprises the four domain concepts of person, health, environment, and nursing and involves a six step nursing process. Andrews & Roy (1991) state that the person can be a representation...

      1355 Words | 5 Pages   Hildegard Peplau, Psychiatric and mental health nursing, Recovery approach, Psychotherapy

  • Nursing Theory

    Imogene M. King - Theory of Goal Attainment Yesenia Acevedo, Marcie Jenkins-Williams & Christina Suarez Grand Canyon University NUR - 502 Dr. Kerns May 22, 2011 Imogene M. King - Theory of Goal Attainment What is the essence of nursing? This is the question that Imogene M. King posed...

      899 Words | 3 Pages   Interpersonal communication, Conceptual model, Nurse–client relationship, Conceptual system

  • Nursing Theory

    of support from other health specialist was also pointed out. I believe this study will be helpful to nurses who are planning a career in school nursing especially in the Special Education Program of Department of Education where school children with special needs are on the rise. ...

      297 Words | 1 Pages   Evaluation, Special education in the United States, Psychological evaluation, Health

  • Nursing Theories

     The Theories of Lenininger and Watson in Nursing SUNY Empire State College July 14, 2013 As the healthcare system undergoes major transformations and the role of the professional nurse is expanding, having a definition of the goals and responsibilities of a nurse relative to other...

      909 Words | 5 Pages   Transcultural nursing, Madeleine Leininger, Parenting, Family

  • On Nursing Theories

    regarding nursing theories and their applications in real life. In my interview, they all came up with the same opinion about the theories. According to them – and I might have to agree – the theories aren’t that much useful to the practical duties as nurses. Though, Ernesto admits that these theories are...

      369 Words | 1 Pages  

  • Nursing Theories

    environmental challenge is confronted and resolved in each individual’s unique way. The nurse as caregiver becomes part of that environment, bringing to every nursing opportunity his or her own cascading repertoire of skill, knowledge, and compassion. It is shared enterprise and each participant is rewarded.” (Levine...

      7171 Words | 24 Pages   Midwife, Stress (biology), Stress (psychological), Conceptual system

  • Nursing theory

     Importance of Theory Shanna Akers Chamberlain College of Nursing Theoretical Basis for Advanced Nursing Practice NR501 Kari Luoma September 13, 2014 Importance of Theory In today’s society, the lack of knowledge involving nursing theories is present. Theorists began discoveries...

      1770 Words | 7 Pages   Urinary tract infection, Cholecystectomy, Self care, Urinary incontinence

  • Nursing Theory

    Do standardised nursing languages/taxonomies provide evidence of nursings distinctive contribution to patient care? Yes, the use of a standardized nursing language for documentation of nursing care is vital both to the nursing profession and to the bedside/direct care nurse {Rutherford 2008}.  In a...

      270 Words | 1 Pages  

  • Nursing Theory

    Question 1 A). Describe in your own words what you believe nursing is? -Nursing is responsible to look after sick and injured people .It is a duty of care to assess, planned ,help what their needs to keep them healthy ,comfortable and happy. A nurse must have ability to ensure their knowledge...

      468 Words | 2 Pages   Hildegard Peplau

  • Nursing Theory

    end result of such change is what we recognize now as culture.  Culture directs an individual’s thinking, doing and being.  Within the context of nursing practice, cultural backgrounds can influence views on health and well-being and illness, which in turn might have an effect on their perceptions on...

      1937 Words | 7 Pages   Health, Madeleine Leininger, Transcultural nursing, Community

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