Theories Of Nursing Theories

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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,
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Later in last century nursing began with a strong emphasis on practice.
Following that came the curriculum era which addressed the questions about what the nursing students should study in order to achieve the required standard of nursing.
As more and more nurses began to pursue higher degrees in nursing, there emerged the research era.
Later graduate education and masters education was given much importance.
The development of the theory era was a natural outgrowth of the research era.
With an increased number of researches it became obvious that the research without theory produced isolated information; however research and theory produced the nursing sciences.
Within the contemporary phase there is an emphasis on theory use and theory based nursing practice and lead to the continued development of the
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It was created to help with nursing education, so it most applicable in that area. The nursing model is intended to guide care in hospitals, but can be applied to community nursing, as well. The model has interrelated concepts of health and nursing problems, as well as problem-solving, which is an activity inherently logical in nature. Abdellah 's theory identifies ten steps to identify the patient 's problem and 11 nursing skills used to develop a treatment typology.

Faye Glenn Abdellah’s Theory 21 Nursing Questions The twenty-one nursing problems fall into three categories: physical, sociological, and emotional needs of patients; types of interpersonal relationships between the patient and nurse; and common elements of patient care.

The needs of patients are divided into four categories: basic to all patients, sustenal care needs,
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