Describe the major concepts of the theory

Assignment Help Other Subject
Reference no: EM131194532

Assignment: Nursing Theory Analysis Paper

Overview/Description:

The purpose of this assignment is to describe, evaluate and discuss application of a nursing grand or mid-range theory. This assignment also provides the learner an opportunity to connect theory and research to nursing phenomena. Learners will develop an 8-10 page paper (excluding the title page and references) using APA style to address the elements listed below.

Theory/Author Name and Background

Select a Grand or Mid-Range Theory that is appropriate to your practice setting.

Describe the theorist's background in detail and discuss how their experiences have impacted the theory development.

Examine crucial references for the original and/or current work of the theorist and other authors writing about the selected theory.

Identify the phenomenon of concern or problems addressed by the theory.

Theory Description

Explain whether the theory uses deductive, inductive or retroductive reasoning. Provide evidence to support your conclusion.

Describe the major concepts of the theory. How are they defined? (theoretically and/or operationally) Is the author consistent in the use of the concepts and other terms in the theory?

Interpret how the concepts are defined. Implicitly or explicitly?

Examine the relationships (propositions) among the major concepts.

Evaluation

Identify explicit and implicit assumptions (values/beliefs) underlying the theory. On what assumptions does the theory build?

Examine if the theory has a description of the four concepts of the nursing metaparadigm. If so, how are they explained in the theory? If the metapardigm is not explained, what elements do you see as relevant to the theory and why?

Discuss the clarity of the theory. Did it have lucidness and consistency?

Application

Examine how the theory would guide nursing actions.

Describe specifically how you can use this theory in your area of nursing (Practice, Education, Informatics or Administration).

APA Style/Format.

Reference no: EM131194532

Critically analyze the diverse impacts of integrated resorts

Critically analyze the diverse impacts of integrated resorts on the local community and on the environment of the site As a resort planner employed by the government, discu

Identify historical and contemporary models of leadership

Explain the main qualities of this leader that affect success in five aspects of his life and Describe effective leadership behaviors of this leader according to the Three-Dim

Completing this literature review paper

How can the conclusions of your literature review inform the population towards whom your presentation is directed? How can they apply this information to their daily lives?

Duty theory-deontology-moral relativism-religious relativism

Consequentialism, Duty Theory/Deontology, Moral Relativism, Religious Relativism, Religious Absolutism, and Virtue Ethics. Which category of moral perspective do you think bes

Discuss your choice of two reasons excuses

Discuss your choice of two reasons (excuses?) mentioned within "Not Doing It By the Book" that we neglect to read -- or downright ignore -- manuals, instructions, quick guid

Provide outside research commentary on current issues

The intent of this forum is to provide outside research and reflective commentary on current issues in Latin America, as a reference from which to further our knowledge and

Significant financial losses due to fradulent activities

The United States healthcare system has suffered significant financial losses due to fradulent activities. Why has this occured?  And, how can the problem be solved? Please li

Types of technology in discussions

Include at a minimum the applications that utilize word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, database, and report generating applications. You may also include communicati

Reviews

Write a Review

 
Free Assignment Quote

Assured A++ Grade

Get guaranteed satisfaction & time on delivery in every assignment order you paid with us! We ensure premium quality solution document along with free turntin report!

All rights reserved! Copyrights ©2019-2020 ExpertsMind IT Educational Pvt Ltd