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Nur 3042 chapter003

  1. 1. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsChapter 3Concept Development:Clarifying Meaning of Terms
  2. 2. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsConcept of “Concept”• A concept may be abstract or concrete• A single word• Two words• A phrase
  3. 3. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsQuestionTell whether the following statement is true or false:In theory development, the most logical place to start is todefine the concepts of the theory.
  4. 4. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsAnswerTrueRationale: Defining concepts in clear and understandableterms is the most logical place to start when developing anursing theory.
  5. 5. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsTypes of Concepts• Abstract Versus Concrete• Variable (Continuous) Versus Nonvariable (Discrete)• Theoretically Versus Operationally Defined Concepts
  6. 6. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsTypes of Concepts
  7. 7. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsQuestionTell whether the following statement is true or false:Once a concept is defined, the concept is used with thesame definition in all theories.
  8. 8. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsAnswerFalseRationale: The theorist may adjust and re-define conceptsand conceptual meaning based on the context of theconcept for theory.
  9. 9. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsSources of Concepts• Naturalistic• Research-based• Existing concepts
  10. 10. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsQuestionConcepts in nursing theory can be derived from which ofthe following?A. NatureB. ResearchC. Other DisciplinesD. All of the above
  11. 11. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsAnswerD. All of the aboveRationale: Concepts in nursing theory can be adapted frommultiple sources, such as nature, research, and otherdisciplines.
  12. 12. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsConcept Development• Purpose of Concept Development• Context for Concept Development• Development and Frameworks• Development and Research
  13. 13. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsStrategies for Concept Analysis andDevelopment• Multiple Methods– Review of Research Literature– Scholarly Critique– Thoughtful Definition
  14. 14. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsWalker and Avant• Concept Analysis• Concept Synthesis• Concept Derivation
  15. 15. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsRodgers• Identifies concept of interest• Setting and sample• Collecting and managing data• Analyzing the data• Identifying an exemplar• Interpreting the results• Identifying implications
  16. 16. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsSwartz-Barcott and Kim• Theoretical Phase• Fieldwork Phase• Analytical Phase
  17. 17. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsMeleis• Concept Exploration• Concept Clarification• Concept Analysis
  18. 18. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsMorse• Concept Delineation• Concept Comparison• Concept Clarification
  19. 19. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsPenrod and Hupcey• Built their method on Morse’s method– Principle-based concept analysis
  20. 20. Copyright © 2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & WilkinsComparison of Models for ConceptDevelopment• See Table 3-9.

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