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Understanding the Work of Nurse Theorists, Third Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

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    Third Edition
    ISBN: 9781284091502

Kathleen Sitzman, Lisa Wright Eichelberger

Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools. 

Understanding the Work of Nursing Theorists, Third Edition presents the difficult concepts of nursing theory through the use of art. While most theory texts are complex and more detailed than what is needed for students at an introductory level of theory, this text offers a different approach to teaching and learning nursing theory. Definitions and basic concepts are presented along with a brief overview of a selection of common nursing theories. The author encourages creativity through art in an effort to engage students so they will become more active learners.

The Third Edition includes new chapters on the theories of Patricia Benner, Imogene King, Afaf Meleis and Rosemarie Parse as well as a chapter on the process of theory development by Jean Watson. The  Application to Practice sections are new and will appear as research articles in each theorist chapter.

Table of Contents
I  Part I: Introduction to Nursing Theory
1  What is Nursing Theory?
2  Why are Theories Important in Nursing?
3  The Development of Nursing Theory
II  Part II: Theories that Define Nursing or Discuss Nursing in a General Sense (Philosophies
4  Evaluating a Theory
5  Using the Art of Georges Seurat to Envision 
6  Florence Nightingale’s Definition of Nursing
7  Virginia Henderson’s Definition of Nursing
8  Ernestine Wiedenbach’s Helping Art of Clinical Nursing
9  Jean Watson’s Theory of Human/Transpersonal Caring
III  Part III: Theories About Broad Nursing Practice Areas: Grand Theories
10  Envisioning Theories Through Mandala Art
11  Myra Estrin Levine’s Conservation Model
12  Betty Neuman’s Systems Model
13  Sister Callista Roy’s Adaptation Model
14  Dorothea Orem’s Self-Care Model
15  Madeleine Leininger’s Culture Care: Diversity and Universality Theory
IV  Part IV: Theories About Specific Nursing Actions, Processes, or Concepts: Middle-Range Theories
16  Envisioning Theories Through Origami Art
17  Ida Jean Orlando-Pelletier’s Nursing Process Theory
18  Katharine Kolcaba’s Theory of Comfort
19  Nola Pender’s Health-Promotion Model
20  Hildegard Peplau’s Interpersonal Relations in Nursing
21  Imogene King— Conceptual System and Theory of Goal Attainment
22  Patricia Benner—Model of Skill Acquisition in Nursing
23  Afaf Ibrahim Meleis—Transitions Theory
Part V  Part V: Theories that Defy Classification
24  Envisioning Theories That Defy Classification Through Space Photography 
25  Martha Rogers’s Unitary Human Beings
26  Margaret Newman’s Health as Expanding Consciousness
27  Rosemarie Rizzo Parse—Theory of Human Becoming
Part VI  Part VI: Conclusion
28  Further Development of Nursing Theory
29  Use of Information Technology by Nurse Theorists 
30  Twentieth Anniversary of Nursing Theory on the World Wide Web

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