Scientific Underpinnings For Practice: Nursing Theory

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Scientific Underpinnings For Practice: Nursing Theory

As the nursing profession evolves, practice knowledge is increasing and theories are moving ever closer to the bedside. Conduct a literature search to locate a nursing journal article that utilizes a theory as a theoretical foundation and describes how this theory was operationalized. Reflect upon this theory and address the following. 

  • Describe the major concepts of the selected nursing theory.
  • Explain how this selected nursing theory applies to the nursing metaparadigm regarding a) person, (b) health, (c) environment, and (d) nursing.
  • Explain how this selected nursing theory can be applied to a nursing practice problem in your unique setting. (Hospice patients).


The student post provides support from a minimum of at least three (3) scholarly sources. The scholarly source when used is: 1) evidence-based, 2) scholarly in nature, 3) published within the last 5 years, and 4) an in-text citation. citations and references are included when information is summarized/synthesized and/or direct quotes are used, in which APA style standards apply. Use a minimum of 200 words.

• Textbooks are not considered scholarly sources. 

• Wikipedia, Wikis, .com website, or blogs should not be used.

samples of theories: 

-Orem’s Self-Care Deficit Theory of Nursing.

– Watson’s Theory of Human Caring 

– Rogers’s Science of Unitary Human Beings. 

-Roy’s Adaptation Model. 

– Rogers’s Science of Unitary Human Beings

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