How can nursing theory be used to separate the nursing profession from other healthcare professions?



How can nursing theory be used to separate the nursing profession from other healthcare professions?

1. Introduction:
The introduction requires the following information.
• Statements about nursing theory in general
• Identification of the nursing theory (Jean Watson theory) selected.

2. Importance of Nursing Theory:
This section requires the following information.
• Present an analysis of the importance of nursing theory, in general, to the nursing profession. Each of the following questions are to be answered.
o Why should the study of nursing theory be included in a master’s program?
o How is nursing theory useful to the nursing profession?
o How can nursing theory be used to separate the nursing profession from other healthcare professions?
o What would be ONE concern regarding the use of nursing theory within the profession?
• References from nursing literature are required.

3. Summary of Selected Nursing Theory:
This section requires the following information.
• Present the name and author of the selected nursing theory (Jean Watson theory) . Identify when the nursing theory was initially published and the latest edition of the selected nursing theory.
• Provide a summary of the key concepts contained within the selected nursing theory.
• Provide a detailed description of how this nursing theory addresses each of the metaparadigms/ concepts (person, health, environment, and nursing profession) associated with nursing.
• Present a discussion of how the selected nursing theory defines and explains the following professional nursing practice areas: Nurse practitioner
• Present 2 (two) examples illustrating the above information. Keep each example succinct (about 1 – 3 paragraphs).
• References from nursing literature are required.

4. Conclusion:
This section includes the following elements:
• Summarizes presented information regarding theory in general and its use within the nursing profession
• Summarizes the selected nursing theory.
• Presents self-reflection regarding what was learned from writing this assignment.


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