Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsChapter 4Theory Development:Structuring ConceptualRe...
Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsCategorization of Theory• Often categorized using di...
Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsQuestionTheory development in nursing seeks which of...
Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsAnswerD. All of the aboveRationale: Theory developme...
Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsBased on Scope or Level of Abstraction• Philosophy, ...
Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsBased on Purpose• Descriptive Theories• Explanatory ...
Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsBased on Source or Discipline• Nursing• Behavioral S...
Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsComponents of a Theory• Purpose• Concepts and concep...
Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsTheory Development• Relationship among theory, resea...
Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsQuestionTell whether the following statement is true...
Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsAnswerTrueRationale: Theory development is a global ...
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  1. 1. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsChapter 4Theory Development:Structuring ConceptualRelationships in Nursing
  2. 2. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsCategorization of Theory• Often categorized using different criteria– Scope or level of abstraction– Purpose of theory– Source or discipline
  3. 3. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsQuestionTheory development in nursing seeks which of thefollowing?A. Understand practiceB. Identify and express ideasC. Organize existing knowledgeD. All of the above
  4. 4. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsAnswerD. All of the aboveRationale: Theory development helps nursing tounderstand practice, provides a method for identifyingand expressing key ideas, helps organize existingknowledge, and makes new discoveries to advance thepractice of nursing.
  5. 5. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsBased on Scope or Level of Abstraction• Philosophy, Worldview or Metatheory• Grand Theories• Middle Range Theories• Practice Theories• Relationship Among Levels of Theory in Nursing
  6. 6. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsBased on Purpose• Descriptive Theories• Explanatory Theories• Predictive Theories• Prescriptive Theories
  7. 7. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsBased on Source or Discipline• Nursing• Behavioral Sciences• Biologic Sciences• Sociologic Sciences• Learning Theories• Organizational Theories• Management Theories
  8. 8. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsComponents of a Theory• Purpose• Concepts and conceptual definitions• Theoretical statements• Structure and linkages• Assumptions• Models
  9. 9. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsTheory Development• Relationship among theory, research, and practice• Approaches to theory development• Process of theory development
  10. 10. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsQuestionTell whether the following statement is true or false:The process and methods used to create, modify, or refinea theory is explanatory of theory development.
  11. 11. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsAnswerTrueRationale: Theory development is a global term used torefer to the methods of creating a theory.

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