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An example was the theory by smith that contradicted the child as the client.
she was a nursing theorist who was a veteran in the development of theories that concerned nursing. However, the goal attainment theory is the most popular being featured in major nursing theories. The site that delineates the particulars of the theory is the most accessible. The subject matter is also broader than that of Casey’s model (Imogene, 1987). Most of the nursing books have also come into existence after the advent of the goal attainment theory. Nevertheless, the theories have borrowed from the theory. Books that are reaching the market after the theory include `Imogene King’s nursing theory by Varghese and the Helvie theory books by Carl Helvie.
The theorist still serves as an American licensed nurse and also a professor of Nursing at Old Dominion University. The site for her theory is well updated and easy to locate while surfing the web. On the other hand, the site is peculiar in that the theory bases the argument on primary findings from research carried out to peasant persons and consequent education and practice (Jarrín, 2007). Books written after the theory are by people such as Julia B George, Melanie McEwen and Evelyn M Wills. Their books are also readily available and provide good
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I have chosen Dreyfus model to discuss on the acquisition of skills to enhance nurse-patient relationship. According to this model of nursing theory, acquisition of skills through external instruction by individuals passes 5 important stages which are Novoice, Competence, Proficiency, Expertise and Mastery (Benner, 1984).
A nursing theory usually helps a nurse to be able to describe, predict or explain the occurrence of certain ideas. The nurse can also be able to predict practice outcomes as well as patience’s reactions. He or she can also be in a position to explain the occurrence of the said reactions.
After a prolonged period of hypoxia, the patient was successfully reintubated and the air passage was secured. But after several hours, the baby developed tonic clonic seizures and was medicated. A neurologist was consulted and stat CT was done. The physicians attending to baby AB told the parents that it was possible the baby developed a hypoxic injury.
This develops confidence in the nurses as they get positive response from the patients according to Renee Twibell an assistant professor in Ball state university school of nursing. The nurses following the evidence based practice can articulate their best decisions.
Metaparadigms refer to the person, environment, health and nursing contexts in nursing (Walker & Avant, 2011). These metaparadigms are defined by tenets which vary across different nursing theorists.
The Glaserian grounded theory is an inductive qualitative methodology that permits the researcher to identify the main problem of a group of persons and the behaviors they use to solve their main problem; thus, this theory applies to research. In this theory the main