In nursing, caring is an essential part of our profession. It is the foundation and initial approach used in our daily practice.
Conversations on contemporary nursing, nursing education, leadership, spirituality and blogging. Over the years nurses have attempted to define nursing.
From these efforts, numerous theories have emerged. Many might consider these theories rather dry material, and in all honesty, this was probably my first conclusion as well.
As I studied nursing theorists, I felt confused by the language. I was at a loss to see the purpose. However, for any students grappling with these same feelings, I would like to encourage you. The more you study them, the more you appreciate these nurses who spent a great deal of time and effort defining our profession, for ultimately this is what delineates a science.
The first nursing theorist was Florence Nightingale. Through the years numerous other nurses added to her theory and expanded upon the ever-changing profession with theories of their own. Defining these nursing theories or categorizing them can be quite a task and many have tried.
Tomey and Alligood organized theories by scope. For the purposes of this presentation these are the terms, which will be utilized. I found her grand Conservation Theory interesting and clinically applicable.
This is one of the most beautiful and ethereal grand theories. Does she utilize the main nursing paradigm consisting of ways of knowing?
Is this theory clinically applicable? Can it be used in different settings? She attended the Lewis—Gale School of Nursing, graduated, got married and moved to Colorado with her husband. She then attended the University of Colorado.
Here she received her B. Jean Watson has experienced a long and fruitful career as an instructor, coordinator and director of the Center for Human Caring at the University of Colorado in Denver.
She has received numerous awards and grants and is a prolific writer and speaker. The basis for the theory of human caring revolves around ten carative processes. Humanistic-altruistic system of values 2. Sensitivity to self and others 4. Developing helping-trusting, caring relationship 5.
Expressing positive and negative feelings and emotions 6. Creative, individualized, problem-solving caring process 7. Human needs assistance Existential-Phenomenological and spiritual forces Nursing has at its core the metaparadigm of person, environment, nursing and health.
Watson has defined these in relationship to her theory. Every society has had some people who care for others.According to Watson’s theory, “Nursing is concerned with promoting health, preventing illness, caring for the sick, and restoring health.” It focuses on health promotion, as well as the treatment of diseases.
According to Watson, caring is central to nursing practice, and promotes health better than a . Get this from a library! Nursing theories and nursing practice.
[Marilyn E Parker; Marlaine C Smith;] -- "The authors introduce you to the theories and theorists who laid the foundations for contemporary nursing practice.
Step by step, they show you how to study, analyze, and evaluate a theory and then. NURSE MANAGER CARING AND WORKPLACE BULLYING IN NURSING 4 Dedication This manuscript is dedicated posthumously, to my dear Aunt Vi (Mrs.
Rosemary. Marilyn Anne Ray's Theory of Bureaucratic Caring Thursday, June 27, Marilyn Anne. She edi ted one book with Dr. Jean Watson and has numerous chapters and peer-reviewed articles in many journals. Her work is translated into different languages. Nursing Theories: A Framework for Professional Practice, Second Edition examines the work of theorists who have been central to nursing theory for decades as well as many newer theorists.
Drawing content from topics such as philosophy, conceptual models, and theories of nursing. Nursing Theorists and their Theory. Jean Watson-Philosopher. Watsons Philosophy & Theory of transpersonal caring. Marilyn Anne Ray-philosopher. Theory of Bureaucratic caring. Patricia Benner-philosopher. Caring, Clinical Wisdom, & Ethics in Nursing Practice *Kari Martinsen-philosopher.