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Understanding the Work of Nurse Theorists: A Creative Beginning, Second Edition presents the difficult concepts of nursing theory through the use of art, allowing students become more engaged and active learners. Designed for BSN-level courses, this text presents definitions and basic concepts along with a brief overview of a selection of common nursing theories.
The Second Editon has been updated to include new chapters on the theories of Patricia Benner, Imogene King, and Rosemarie Parse as well as a chapter on the process of theory development by Jean Watson.
-Learning activities at the end of each chapter enable students to utilize to apply concepts of nursing theory.
-Language that is written in a helpful and engaging manner that is designed for first-time nursing theory students who may believe that theory will be irrelevant, uninspiring, and difficult to grasp.
-Information that clarifies and illuminates the depths of nursing theory in ways that will hold meaning for the student long after class is over.
-The use of art to illuminate nursing theories, in turn mobilizing creativity for the construction of personal meaning.
Activities that are visual, tactile, and kinesthetic, allowing students to be able to read, see, touch, and manipulate the learning materials.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Theory in Nursing||p. 1|
|What is Nursing Theory?||p. 3|
|Why are Theories Important in Nursing?||p. 7|
|The Development of Nursing Theories||p. 11|
|Evaluating a Theory||p. 17|
|Theories That Define Nursing or Discuss Nursing in a General Sense: Philosophies||p. 19|
|Using the Art of Georges Seurat to Envision Philosophies||p. 21|
|Florence Nightingale's Definition of Nursing||p. 27|
|Virginia Henderson's Definition of Nursing||p. 33|
|Ernestine Wiedenbach's Helping Art of Clinical Nursing||p. 41|
|Jean Watson's Theory of Human/Transpersonal Caring||p. 49|
|Theories about Broad Nursing Practice Areas: Grand Theories||p. 65|
|Envisioning Theories Through Mandala Art||p. 67|
|Myra Estrin Levine's Conservation Model||p. 71|
|Betty Neuman's Systems Model||p. 77|
|Sister Callista Roy's Adaptation Model||p. 85|
|Dorothea Orem's Self-Care Model||p. 93|
|Madeleine Leininger's Culture Care: Diversity and Universality Theory||p. 101|
|Theories about Specific Nursing Actions, Processes, or Concepts: Middle-Range Theories||p. 109|
|Envisioning Theories Through Origami Art||p. 111|
|Ida Jean Orlando-Pelletier's Nursing Process Theory||p. 117|
|Katharine Kolcaba's Theory of Comfort||p. 125|
|Nola Pender's Health-Promotion Model||p. 135|
|Hildegard Peplau's Interpersonal Relations in Nursing||p. 147|
|Imogene King-Conceptual System and Theory of Goal Attainment||p. 153|
|Patricia Benner-Model of Skill Acquisition in Nursing||p. 163|
|Theories that Defy Classification||p. 173|
|Envisioning Theories that Defy Classification through Space Photography||p. 175|
|Martha Rogers's Unitary Human Beings||p. 179|
|Margaret Newman's Health as Expanding Consciousness||p. 187|
|Rosemarie Rizzo Parse-Theory of Human Becoming||p. 193|
|Further Development of Nursing Theory||p. 205|
|Use of Information Technology by Nurse Theorists||p. 209|
|Lisa Wright Eichelberger-Pioneering Nursing Theory on the World Wide Web||p. 217|
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