The Theory of Self-Transcendence: History of the Theory The theory of self-transcendence is a middle-range nursing theory which was developed by Pamela Reed (Cramer, 2013; Smith & Liehr, 2008). Self-transcendence theory establishes a framework for healthcare providers through the promotion of well-being during life-altering events (Reed, 2008). In addition, this theory provides a holistic framework for nursing care focused on the relationship between persons and their environment (Reed, 2008). This can be achieved by creating self-transcendence activities that promote improved well-being through a broadening of personal boundaries (Reed, 2003). As a result, this facilitates the general public 's acceptance of grieving and loss while enhancing
Alzheimer’s disease and the effects on family members Diana Gonzalez Community College of Aurora PSY 101-112 General Psychology I: SP17 3/8/2017 Introduction There have been studies that examine the effects of family members who are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease being good or bad. Some studies looked at how care givers are effected. They can be known to depress prior to or after death of the person diagnosed with the disease (Stroebe, Zech, Stroebe, & Abakoumkin, 2005). Other studies showed how the family member with Alzheimer’s and the care giver interaction with the physician is known to result to the caregiver had more interaction than the patient does (Fortinsky, 2001). Another study showed how a family members
Connective/Transition: Alright, with that said, let’s start off with the risk factors. BODY I. Age is likely what comes to a lot of your minds when you think of Alzheimer’s disease, but what else is there? A. Well, according to Mayo Clinic’s page titled Alzheimer’s disease – symptoms and causes last updated December 30, 2017, genetic factors such as your family history, having Down syndrome, or even your gender can create a risk for Alzheimer’s disease.
I believe that the solutions are effective because a lot of people are not able to afford care services for their parents or grandparents although they wish to take care of seniors. Also, some people do not understand the importance of giving attention and listening to elderly’s views. This book parallels with the course objectives of our HSM 220, “Aging in America” class. We learned that aging population is growing rapidly, and there is a need to promote well-being for age-wise citizens in our society. The Age of Dignity book helps us understand the aging process and encourages us to appreciate the multi-disciplinary approach to health of the elderly.
11). Nursing philosophy is a belief system that provides perspective on practice, scholarship, and research. It is recognized as a “multiparadigm discipline” which is consist of multiple worldviews that are unified for knowledge development (McEwen & Wills, 2014). Philosophy of nursing directs nursing practice through understanding and examination of nursing concepts, theories, and laws. It tries to understand the truth about nursing and how to describe it (McEwen & Wills, 2014).
Concept Analysis of True Presence in Nursing Practice Shawndra Tosh, RN BSN Maryville University Rosemarie Rizzo Parse 's theory of humanbecoming focuses on quality of life as well nurses providing "true presence" to patients. Merriam-Webster defines presence as "the fact or condition of being present; the part of space within one 's immediate vicinity; a noteworthy quality of poise and effectiveness (Presence, 2018). As technology continues to play a larger role in healthcare, to the point of some patients using telemedicine and "seeing" a physician via a video conference call, it becomes more important to define and examine how we as healthcare providers can still be present for our patients and provide them with the hands-on care on which nursing was founded. SEARCH METHODS Electronic searches were conducted using the terms "presence," "presence in nursing practice," "healing presence," and "therapeutic presence." Databases included Google Scholar, PubMed, and CINAHL.
Dorothea Orem’s self-care deficit nursing theory is one such nursing theory that has been reworked to take into account the changes in our world, while still maintaining the initial framework (Taylor & Renpenning, 2011). Purpose of Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory Dorothea Orem (as cited in Taylor & Renpenning, 2011) described her purpose in formalizing the Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory as a way of defining the structure of nursing and explaining knowledge, rules and roles of nursing. Orem was attempting to answer the question of why, when and how a nurse is needed in the care of a patient (Smith & Parker, 2015). According to Younas (2017), self-care deficit nursing theory is also a practical effort to delineate the patient role along with that of the nurse. The purpose of this theory, being to define both nurse and patient roles and nursing as a profession, is seen as a strength of the self-care deficit nursing theory.
The term six research theory course, NURS 495, emphasized the importance of nurse leadership and how nurses can influence positive changes in health care delivery to patients with chronic illness. It also explored the contradictions that exist in nursing practice and encouraged the students to develop a critical and pragmatic approach to client care. The co-requisite clinical course, NURS 499, integrated nursing theory and current best practice on an acute care nursing unit at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital. In this consolidated learning analysis, I will explore a nursing practice event that will illustrate the major issues surrounding the treatment of competing mental health comorbidities in a patient with hoarding behaviors. I will also
The authors O’Grady and VanGraafeiland (2012) provide informative insight into the role of the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) in bridging the gap in health care. The CNL role includes nine broad dimensions: 1) team manager, 2) educator, 3) client advocate, 4) clinician, 5) outcomes manager, 6) information manager, 7) systems analyst/risk anticipator, 8) member of the profession, and 9) lifelong learner (O’Grady & VanGraafeiland, 2012). Through the use of the nine dimensions the CBL may perform such roles as Communicator, Facilitator, Counselor, Teacher, Critical Thinker, Advocate, Change Agent and Diplomat (Marquis, B. L., 2014). However, the primary focus of the CNL is that of patient advocate and providing a bridge in care gaps, whether it
Hildegard Peplau viewed nursing as “a significant, therapeutic, interpersonal process. It functions co-operatively with other human processes that make health possible for individuals in communities" (Peplau, 1952). This quote, encapsulates her theory of interpersonal relations. Peplau’s Interpersonal Theory focuses on the nurses’ role, which is to help patients identify their difficulties (“Theory of”, 2012). Peplau explains that the nurse assumes different roles as the relationship between patient and nurse progresses and develops (Feely, 1997).