During this program, you will complete an evidence-based practice project addressing a problem
During this program, you will complete an evidence-based practice project addressing a problem, issue, or concern in your specialty area of professional practice. Consider an area in your specialty that you believe needs improvement. Which nursing theories could you apply to this problem? Why is this the best theory?
Select one theory discussed during Topics 4 and 5. Describe how this theory applies to your future role in advanced nursing practice (individuals, families, communities, and special populations)? Why or why not? Use examples from your current practice to illustrate differences or similarities.
Read “A Multidimensional Analysis of the Epistemic Origins of Nursing Theories, Models, and Frameworks,” by Beckstead and Beckstead, from International Journal of Nursing Studies (2006).
The Living Tree of Nursing Theories
Read “The Living Tree of Nursing Theories,” by Tourville and Ingalls, from Nursing Forum (2003).