Nursing Theory And Application Of Nursing Theories In Practice

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NURSING THEORIES

AND HOW IT APPLIES TO THE CLINICAL AREA
BY
TRACEY WILLIAMS: ID# 2015060069

TABLE OF CONTENTS

. Introduction
2. Objectives
3. Definitions
4. Characteristics of a Useful Theory
5. Importance of a Useful Theory
6. Evolution of Nursing Theories & Application
7. Characteristics of Theories
8. Purpose of Nursing Theories in Practice
9. Different Theory used in Nursing
10. Three nursing theorist selected, for their contribution of Nursing & Application to the clinical area.
11. Conclusion
_ 12. References

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 two principal methods; deductive reasoning and inductive reasoning.

OBJECTIVES to assess the patient condition by the various methods explained by the nursing theory to identify the needs of the patient to demonstrate an effective communication and interaction with the patient. to select a theory for the application according to the need of the patient to apply the theory to solve the identified problems of the patient to evaluate the extent to which the process was fruitful

DEFINITIONS
Nursing theory is an organized and systematic articulation of a set of statements related to questions in the discipline of nursing.
"A nursing theory is a set of
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