NU 500 Week 1 Discussion 2 Initial Post

NU 500 Week 1 Discussion 2 Initial Post

19 May 0

Discuss the value of theory to the profession of nursing (Nursing Practice, Nursing Education, Nursing Research, or Nursing Management). Nursing theories have great value in nursing practice, as they emphasize a frame of information and knowledge for relevant patient care (Lee, 2014). Our profession was shaped by Florence Nightingale’s Environmental Theory; which its main focus […]

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NU 500 WK 4 Assignment

NU 500 WK 4 Assignment

19 May 0

Question 1 From the Chinn and Kramer reading, define emancipatory knowing, emancipatory knowledge and praxis. How does each of these elements relate to and build upon the other? Provide an example of praxis in the patient care environment. Question 2 McEwen and Wills discuss the difference between science and philosophy. Identify three characteristics of science, […]

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NU 500 W3 D1 Initial Post

NU 500 W3 D1 Initial Post

19 May 0

What is personal knowing; how does your personal knowing affect your personal professional development? According to Chinn and Kramer (2018), personal knowing refers to knowing oneself. The outline of knowing the Self is tough to comprehend, because knowing the self is hard to describe or put into words. We can understand our Self by knowing […]

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NU 500 Unit 7 – Theory & Practice

NU 500 Unit 7 – Theory & Practice

19 May 0

Unit 7 – Theory & Practice Which nursing theory do you feel will have the greatest impact on your practice and why. The theory I found that applies most to my practice in the urology department is Dorothy Johnson’s behavioral system model. The theory is focused on reducing stress for patients, so they are able […]

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NU 500 Unit 6 – Theory & Practice

NU 500 Unit 6 – Theory & Practice

19 May 0

Unit 6 – Theory & Practice Article Link – Self-conscious emotions in patients suffering from chronic musculoskeletal pain: A brief report. Full text is on Herzing Library. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08870446.2014.991735  Article Presentation This week, I chose to pick an article on a topic that relates to all areas of nursing: pain. My article for this week examines […]

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NU 500 Unit 5 – Theory & Education

NU 500 Unit 5 – Theory & Education

19 May 0

Unit 5 – Theory & Education Article Link – Patient evaluation of a discharge program following a radical prostatectomy https://www.suna.org/sites/default/files/download/members/unjarticles/2004/04dec/483.pdf Article Presentation The article I chose this week is “Patient evaluation of a discharge program following a radical prostatectomy.” The article goes through many methods of doing discharge teaching for a patient who recently had […]

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NU 500 Unit 4 Discussion – Theory & Leadership

NU 500 Unit 4 Discussion – Theory & Leadership

19 May 0

Unit 4 Discussion – Theory & Leadership Please complete the following steps for your initial discussion post: Complete a library search for a peer-reviewed journal article that integrates nursing theory and nursing management. Present the article and discuss the nursing theory used, the benefits of nursing theory in management and any weaknesses you identify in […]

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NU 500 Unit 3 Discussion – Patterns of Knowing

NU 500 Unit 3 Discussion – Patterns of Knowing

19 May 0

Unit 3 Discussion – Patterns of Knowing Personal Knowing What is personal knowing; how does your personal knowing affect your personal professional development? Identify and discuss 2 professional strengths and 2 weaknesses that you have How can you apply nursing theory to address your weaknesses and further develop your strengths? Be sure to supplement your […]

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NU 500 Unit 2 Discussion – Types of Theory

NU 500 Unit 2 Discussion – Types of Theory

19 May 0

Unit 2 Discussion – Types of Theory There are a number of methods for classifying theory in nursing.  These include classification based on range/scope or abstractness (metatheory, grand, middle-range, and practice) and type or purpose of the theory (descriptive, explanatory, predictive, and prescriptive). Theory Related to Practice/Scope & Purpose Identify one theory that relate to […]

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NU 500 Unit 2 Discussion – Nursing Metaparadigms

NU 500 Unit 2 Discussion – Nursing Metaparadigms

19 May 0

Unit 2 Discussion – Nursing Metaparadigms Nursing Metaparadigms The metaparadigm nursing is the one that I feel works best for my current nursing practice. The text incorporates the nursing paradigm in, “care of the well, care of the sick, assisting with self-care activities, helping individuals attain their human potential, and discovering and using nature’s laws […]

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