Understanding the Work of Nurse Theorists: A Creative Beginning (Google eBook)

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Aug 15, 2010 - Medical - 258 pages
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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 Edition 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.
  

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Contents

What Is Nursing Theory?
3
Why Are Theories Important in Nursing?
7
The Development of Nursing Theories
11
Evaluating a Theory
17
Philosophies
19
Using the Art of Georges Seurat to Envision Philosophies
21
Florence Nightingales Definition of Nursing
27
Virginia Hendersons Definition of Nursing
33
Katharine Kolcabas Theory of Comfort
125
Nola Penders HealthPromotion Model
135
Hildegard Peplaus Interpersonal Relations in Nursing
147
Theories that Defy Classification
153
Imogene King Conceptual System and Theory of Goal Attainment
155
Patricia Benner Model of Skill Acquisition in Nursing
165
Envisioning Theories That Defy Classification Through Space Photography
175
Martha Rogerss Unitary Human Beings
179

Ernestine Wiedenbachs Helping Art of Clinical Nursing
41
Jean Watsons Theory of HumanTranspersonal Caring
49
Grand Theories
65
Envisioning Theories Through Mandala Art
67
Myra Estrin Levines Conservation Model
71
Betty Neumans Systems Model
77
Sister Callista Roys Adaptation Model
85
Dorothea Orems SelfCare Model
93
Diversity and Universality Theory
101
MiddleRange Theories
109
Envisioning Theories Through Origami Art
111
Ida Jean OrlandoPelletiers Nursing Process Theory
117
Margaret Newmans Health as Expanding Consciousness
187
Rosemarie Rizzo ParseTheory of Human Becoming
193
Conclusion
203
Further Development of Nursing Theory
205
Use of Information Technology by Nurse Theorists
209
Lisa Wright EichelbergerPioneering Nursing Theory on the World Wide Web
217
Glossary
227
References
230
Index
235
Untitled
242
Back cover
257
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