Nursing theory provides more direction for nursing practice.
Transcript of "Chapter 2 significance of nursing theory as a discipline and profession"
Nursing Theoretical Works
represents the most
comprehensive ideas and
systematic knowledge about
nursing; Therefore theory is vital
to both the discipline and the
Discipline is specific to academia and a branch
of education, a department of learning or field
Profession refers to specialized field of
practice, which is founded upon the theoretical
structure of the science or knowledge of that
discipline and the accompanying practice
1. University baccalaureate programs
proliferated, masters programs in nursing
were developed, and the curricula began to
be standardized through the accreditation
2. Attention to the importance of nursing
conceptualizations for the research process and
the role of a conceptual framework in the purpose
and design of research production of science and
nursing theoretical works also began to publish.
3. Works began to be recognize for
their theoretical nature, such as
Henderson, Nightingale and etc.
Clearly, nursing is recognize as a
and the reader
to the specifics
Nursing theory is a
useful tool for
decision making in
Art of Nursing
The 14 Basic Human Needs
Faye Glenn Abdella:
The 21 Nursing Problems
Lydia E. Hall:
Care, Core and Cure Theory
Dorothea E. Orem:
Self-care Deficit Theory
Myra Estrin Levine:
Wrote the “Introduction to Clinical Nursing”
Key Concepts of Science of Unitary Human Being, and
Principles of Hemodynamic
Dorothy E. Johnson:
Behavioral System Model
Sister Callista Roy:
Neumans System Model
Goal Attainment Theory
Hildegard E. Peplau:
Interpersonal Relation in Nursing
Ida Jean Orlando:
Human to Human Relationship and ETC!
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