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

  • 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

    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

    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

    The words “Running head:” go only on the title page. Creating Success: APA Sample Ima Student Chamberlain College of Nursing NR 351: Transitions in Professional Nursing Fall B, 2011 CREATING SUCCESS Running head is the short title with no more than 50 letters 2 Creating Success: APA...

      1134 Words | 5 Pages   APA style

  • Nursing Theory

    Nursing Theory: Theory is an analysis of a set of facts in relation to one another. A belief policy or procedure proposed or followed as the basis of action. Theory can be described as a concept that can be tested and used to explain an occurrence. (www.wisegeek.com) Nursing Theory is the term...

      417 Words | 2 Pages   Theory, Statistical inference, Object (philosophy), Holism

  • Nursing Theory

    Nursing Theory THEORIES IN NURSING November 26, 2012 Abstract Theory development is the fundamental step for expansion of nursing knowledge. The knowledge has been borrowed from different disciplines to build the nursing theories. The categorization of theories is based on their scope of practice...

      1213 Words | 4 Pages   Nursing process, Self care, Health, Motivation

  • 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

  • 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

    A middle-range nursing theory constituting the nursing process and focusing on the care of the human being is the Theory of Goal Attainment developed by Imogene King. This theory consists of three interacting concepts: personal systems, interpersonal systems, and social systems. Even with these three...

      261 Words | 1 Pages   Interpersonal relationship, Health, Goal, Psychology of self

  • Nursing Theory

    After reading through all of the theories presented in chapter four, I was most intrigued by Benner and Wrubel's theory. This theory is about caring being the most important aspect of care. According to Potter and Perry, this theory states, "caring creates possibilities for coping, enables possibilities...

      412 Words | 1 Pages  

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • Nursing Theory

    PUTTING THEORY INTO PRACTICE Putting Theory into Practice: Utilization of Henderson’s Nursing Theory in Everyday Nursing Practice Health care around the world and especially in the Western world, has undergone extreme changes over the past few decades, however, the basic principles of nursing such...

      2843 Words | 8 Pages  

  • 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

    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

tracking img