Examples Of Incorporating Theory In Nursing

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Incorporating Theory Nursing theories affect our day to day nursing practice. Nursing theory is defined as “ a set of concepts, definitions, relationships, and assumptions or propositions derived from nursing models or from other disciplines and project a purposive, systematic view of phenomena by designing specific inter-relationships among concepts for the purposes of describing, explaining, predicting, and /or prescribing” (Nursing Theories, 2012, p.1). Most nurses use theories by choosing one theory exclusively because it helps to focus on one and employ good nursing care to the patients. This paper will focus on one theory that fits the topic of choice which is the physical activity in patients with or without Alzheimer`s helps…show more content…
This will really help them in the reduction of cognitive decline. Even patients without AD are helped if self-care is encouraged to keep them active both physically and cognitively. The self-care deficit and the nursing system theories will be variable if the patient is incapable of meeting their needs and then will help either partially or totally. But physical activities are promoted either by walking with the patient or if bedbound, range of motions should be performed daily by the nurse. The theory is all about giving quality nursing care to the patients especially the elderly. Incorporating Theory into the Project As physical activity is very important in this project and this theory really correlates well because encouraging patients do their activities of daily living, is essentially promoting physical activities in them. Those who need help, as per theory nurses should step in and help. Conclusion The Orem self-care theory will really help in this project because promotion of self- care promotes physical activities hence helping the patients with or without AD maintain their cognitive
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