Philosophies And Theories For Advanced Nursing Practice / Edition 1

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Philosophies And Theories For Advanced Nursing Practice Is Designed For The Advanced Practice Nursing Student And Is An Essential Resource For Graduate And DNP Programs. This Comprehensive Text Covers All Of The Major Nursing Theories And Includes A Section On Interdisciplinary Theories As Well As Chapters On The Philosophy Of Science, Foundations Of Knowledge Development, And Integrating And Disseminating Knowledge In Advanced Practice Nursing.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763779863
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 8/26/2010
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 665
  • Sales rank: 209,753
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents


The Editors



Chapter 1 Philosophy of Science: An Introduction E. Carol Polifroni Polifroni, E. Carol 3

Chapter 2 The Evolution of Nursing Science Beth L. Rodgers Rodgers, Beth L. 19

Chapter 3 The Essentials of the Doctorate of Nursing Practice: A Philosophical and Theoretical Perspective Lisa Astalos Chism Chism, Lisa Astalos 51


Chapter 4 Theory in Practice Patricia Goodson Goodson, Patricia 71

Chapter 5 Components and Levels of Abstraction in Nursing Knowledge Janie B. Butts Butts, Janie B. 89


Chapter 6 Introduction to Complexity Science Joanne V. Hickey Hickey, Joanne V. 115

Chapter 7 Critical Theory and Emancipatory Knowing Peggy L. Chinn Chinn, Peggy L. 143

Chapter 8 Feminist Ethics: Some Applicable Thoughts for Advanced Practice Nurses Rosemarie Tong Tong, Rosemarie 165

Chapter 9 Theories and Methods in Ethics Karen L. Rich Rich, Karen L. 185

Chapter 10 Educational and Learning Theories Richard G. Braungart Braungart, Richard G. 203

Chapter 11 Health Behavior Theories Barbara K. Rimer Rimer, Barbara K. 247

Chapter 12 Theories Focused on Interpersonal Relationships Sandra Nelson Nelson, Sandra 271

Chapter 13 Environmental Philosophy and Theories Steven J. Vanderheiden Vanderheiden, Steven J. 313

Chapter 14 Economic Theories Sherry Hartman Hartman, Sherry 327

Chapter 15 Theories of Organizational Behavior and Leadership Sandra Bishop Bishop, Sandra 347

Chapter 16 Theoretical Approaches to Quality Improvement Patsy Anderson Anderson, Patsy 363


Chapter 17 Models and Theories Focused on Nursing Goals and Fucntions Kathleen Masters Masters, Kathleen 383

Chapter 18 Models and Theories Focused on a Systems Approach Maria Elisa Moreno-Fergusson Moreno-Fergusson, Maria Elisa 413

Chapter 19 Models and Theories Focused on Human Existence and Universal Energy Violet M. Malinski Malinski, Violet M. 445

Chapter 20 Models and Theories Focused on Competencies and Skills Mary W. Stewart Stewart, Mary W. 481

Chapter 21 Theories Focused on Caring Joanne R. Duffy Duffy, Joanne R. 507

Chapter 22 Models and Theories Focused on Culture Larry Purnell Purnell, Larry 525

Chapter 23 The Praxis Theory of Suffering Janice M. Morse Morse, Janice M. 569


Chapter 24 Theory Testing and Theory Evaluation Jacqueline Fawcett Fawcett, Jacqueline 605

Chapter 25 Using Theory as Evidence in Advanced Nursing Practice Jacqueline Fawcett Fawcett, Jacqueline 625

Index 643

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