Understanding The Work Of Nurse Theorists: A Creative Beginning / Edition 2

Understanding The Work Of Nurse Theorists: A Creative Beginning / Edition 2

by Kathleen Sitzman, Lisa Wright Eichelberger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763778168

ISBN-13: 9780763778163

Pub. Date: 02/25/2010

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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…  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763778163
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
02/25/2010
Edition description:
2E
Pages:
258
Sales rank:
179,459
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Pt. IIntroduction to Theory in Nursing
1What Is Nursing Theory?3
2Why Are Theories Important in Nursing?7
3The Development of Nursing Theories11
4Evaluating a Theory17
Pt. IITheories that Define Nursing or Discuss Nursing in a General Sense (Philosophies)
5Using the Art of Georges Seurat to Envision Philosophies21
6Florence Nightingale's Definition of Nursing27
7Virginia Henderson's Definition of Nursing33
8Ernestine Wiedenbach's Helping Art of Clinical Nursing41
9Jean Watson's Theory of Human/Transpersonal Caring49
Pt. IIITheories about Broad Nursing Practice Areas: Grand Theories
10Envisioning Theories Through Mandala Art59
11Myra Estrin Levine's Conservation Model63
12Betty Neuman's Systems Model69
13Sister Callista Roy's Adaptation Model77
14Dorothea Orem's Self-Care Model85
15Madeleine Leininger's Culture Care: Diversity and Universality Theory93
Pt. IVTheories about Specific Nursing Actions, Processes, or Concepts: Middle-Range Theories
16Envisioning Theories Through Origami Art103
17Ida Jean Orlando-Pelletier's Nursing Process Theory109
18Katharine Kolcaba's Theory of Comfort117
19Nola Pender's Health-Promotion Model123
20Hildegard Peplau's Interpersonal Relations in Nursing131
Pt. VTheories that Defy Classification
21Envisioning Theories that Defy Classification through Space Photography139
22Martha Rogers's Human Beings143
23Margaret Newman's Health as Expanding Consciousness151
Pt. VIConclusion
24Further Development of Nursing Theory159
25Use of Information Technology by Nurse Theorists163
References171
Suggested Readings174
Glossary175
Index179

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