Conceptual Models of Nursing

Global Perspectives

Author: Joyce J. Fitzpatrick,Ann L. Whall,Mba Rn Fitzpatrick Joyce J. Ph. D. , Faa

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780133805758

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 4588

Preceded by Conceptual models of nursing: analysis and application / [edited by] Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, Ann L. Whall. 4th ed. c2005.

Conceptual Models of Nursing

Analysis and Application

Author: Joyce J. Fitzpatrick,Ann L. Whall

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780130480606

Category: Medical

Page: 356

View: 2216

In presenting an overview of theoretical frameworks, "Conceptual Models of Nursing: Analysis and Application" familiarizes students with a broad range of nursing models and their roles in nursing practice. In this fourth edition, the focus is on the application of the nursing models to nursing practice, with specific attention to the relationship of the nursing models to nursing diagnoses guiding nursing interventions. INCLUDES Introductory chapter that addresses the overall context of this book within the theory development literature in nursing NEW--Section focusing on nursing languages and classification systems Consistent analysis of each model allowing the reader to compare models for usefulness in research, education, and practice How nursing models might guide newer elements within nursing, such as standardized nursing languagesSuggested analysis and evaluation guidelines that nursing might use to address practice level theory

Nursing Theories and Models

Author: Hugh McKenna

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113476653X

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 6960

Nursing theory is a major part of all nursing courses and nurses are encouraged to use theories in practice, but it is not always easy for the student to make a real connection between the two. Drawing on many years' experience of teaching and research, Hugh McKenna addresses the theory needs of both students and qualified staff. He demystifies the confusing terminology associated with nursing theory and shows how all nurses can build theory from practice through reflection and analysis. This text offers step-by-step guidelines on: * how to analyse concepts * how to generate and select theory * how to apply and test theory in practice. Written in a friendly, easy to read style, Nursing Theories and Models puts forward realistic strategies for bridging the theory-practice gap.

Global Health Nursing

Building and Sustaining Partnerships

Author: Michele Jean Upvall,Jeanne Leffers

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826118682

Category: Medical

Page: 360

View: 4714

This innovative text for graduate and undergraduate nursing students fills a void in global health nursing literature by providing essential tools and strategies for building and sustaining productive international partnerships. Based on the premise that partnership is paramount for sustainable outcomes, the book demonstrates how nurses can build sustainable health programs that will improve health outcomes worldwide. Written by two highly experienced global nurses, the book offers expert guidance gained from many years of successful involvement in international collaboration that is supported by detailed real-life examples. It will be of particular interest to nurse educators who undertake projects with their students to ensure that both students and host partners are able to meet their collaborative goals. Additionally, the text provides information that will help nurse educators to perpetuate a successful educational program even after they depart or funding ends.

Contemporary Nursing Knowledge

Analysis and Evaluation of Nursing Models and Theories

Author: Jacqueline Fawcett,Susan DeSanto-Madeya

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803637942

Category: Medical

Page: 480

View: 3991

The 3rd Edition of this AJN Book-of-the-Year Award-Winner helps you answer those questions with a unique approach to the scientific basis of nursing knowledge. Using conceptual models, grand theories, and middle-range theories as guidelines you will learn about the current state and future of nurse educators, nurse researchers, nurse administrators, and practicing nurses.

Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives for Advanced Nursing Practice

Author: William K. Cody

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449684270

Category: Medical

Page: 321

View: 3364

An excellent resource for graduate nursing students in master's and doctoral programs! Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives for Advanced Nursing Practice focuses on the theoretical and philosophical perspectives necessary to guide advanced nursing practice. The expertly written chapters are diverse in content and emphasize evidence-based practice, values, person-centered care and global perspectives, and explores the interrelationships between theory, practice, and research.

Analysis and Evaluation of Conceptual Models of Nursing

Author: Jacqueline Fawcett

Publisher: F A Davis Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 576

View: 6650

Covers the development of nursing knowledge for nurses and nursing students. Discusses components of the structural hierarchy of contemporary nursing knowledge, such as the metaparadigm, theories, and empirical indicators, and outlines conceptual models such as King's General Systems Framework and Roy's Adaptation Model. This third edition includes discussion on the substantive and process elements of implementing conceptual-model based nursing practice. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Contemporary Nursing Knowledge

Analysis and Evaluation of Nursing Models and Theories

Author: Jacqueline Fawcett,Susan DeSanto-Madeya

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803637942

Category: Medical

Page: 480

View: 4662

The 3rd Edition of this AJN Book-of-the-Year Award-Winner helps you answer those questions with a unique approach to the scientific basis of nursing knowledge. Using conceptual models, grand theories, and middle-range theories as guidelines you will learn about the current state and future of nurse educators, nurse researchers, nurse administrators, and practicing nurses.

Theoretical Nursing

Development and Progress

Author: Afaf Ibrahim Meleis

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1605472115

Category: Medical

Page: 672

View: 8079

"An additional assumption was that the processes for theory development were new to nursing and hence, nurses in graduate programs learned strategies for advancing knowledge from other disciplines. This assumption was debunked with the knowledge that nurses were always engaged in knowledge development, driven by their experiences in clinical practice. Because of these assumptions, most of the early writing about theory development was about outlining strategies that should be used, rather than strategies that have already been used in the discipline to develop theories. Theorists themselves did not uncover or adequately discuss ways by which they developed their theories, therefore the tendency was to describe processes that were based on theories developed in other disciplines, mainly the physical and social sciences. And an implicit assumption was made that there should be a single strategy for theory development, some claiming to begin the process from practice, and others believing it should be driven by research"--Provided by publisher.

Nursing Theories: a Framework for Professional Practice

Author: Kathleen Masters,University of Southern Mississippi College of Nursing Mississippi Kathleen Masters

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284041409

Category: Medical

Page: 550

View: 9703

Nursing Theories: A Framework for Professional Practice, Second Edition covers the work of those who have been central to nursing theory for decades as well as many newer theorists. The text draws content from topics such as philosophy, conceptual models and the middle range theories of nursing. The Second Edition features additional practice level or middle range theories with supporting diagrams that illustrate the use the nursing process in the context of the specific theory. Each chapter will also feature call out boxes describing the literature of the theory s use in nursing practice. Updates to the Second Edition: New chapter on Transitions Theory New coverage on Postpartum Depression New information on Uncertainty in Illness Theory Illustrations in each theory chapter demonstrate how theory relates to the nursing process Current examples found in each chapter tied to updated research"

Representations of Nature of Science in School Science Textbooks

A Global Perspective

Author: Christine V. McDonald,Fouad Abd-El-Khalick

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317307267

Category: Education

Page: 242

View: 474

Bringing together international research on nature of science (NOS) representations in science textbooks, the unique analyses presented in this volume provides a global perspective on NOS from elementary to college level and discusses the practical implications in various regions across the globe. Contributing authors highlight the similarities and differences in NOS representations and provide recommendations for future science textbooks. This comprehensive analysis is a definitive reference work for the field of science education.

Philosophies and Practices of Emancipatory Nursing

Social Justice as Praxis

Author: Paula N. Kagan,Marlaine C. Smith,Peggy L. Chinn

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135085358

Category: Social Science

Page: 344

View: 6264

*** Awarded First Place in the 2015 AJN Book of the Year Award in two categories - "History and Public Policy" and "Professional Issues" *** This anthology presents the philosophical and practice perspectives of nurse scholars whose works center on promoting nursing research, practice, and education within frameworks of social justice and critical theories. Social justice nursing is defined by the editors as nursing practice that is emancipatory and rests on the principle of praxis which is practice aimed at attaining social justice goals and outcomes that improve health experiences and conditions of individuals, their communities, and society. There is a lack in the nursing discipline of resources that contain praxis approaches and there is a need for new concepts, models, and theories that could encompass scholarship and practice aimed at purposive reformation of nursing, other health professions, and health care systems. Chapters bridge critical theoretical frameworks and nursing science in ways that are understandable and useful for practicing nurses and other health professionals in clinical settings, in academia, and in research. In this book, nurses’ ideas and knowledge development efforts are not limited to problems and solutions emerging from the dominant discourse or traditions. The authors offer innovative ways to work towards establishing alternative forms of knowledge, capable of capturing both the roots and complexity of contemporary problems as distributed across a diversity of people and communities. It fills a significant gap in the literature and makes an exceptional contribution as a collection of new writings from some of the foremost nursing scholars whose works are informed by critical frameworks.

Fast Facts for the Faith Community Nurse

Implementing FCN/Parish Nursing in a Nutshell

Author: Janet S. Hickman, MS, EdD, RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826107133

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 1316

"Hickman has developed a great resource for nurses practicing in a faith community or who want to implement a program...This is an easy-to-use tool offering quick access to good information and insights for FCN practice."--Journal of Christian Nursing Faith community nursing integrates traditional nursing care with the spiritual and emotional needs of individuals as they strive to achieve wellness. This easy-to-use resource for busy nurses provides succinct, clinically based coverage of the faith community nursing practice. It is based on the American Nursing Association's (ANA) Scope and Standards for Practice of Faith Community Nursing, and presents the core concepts for establishing, maintaining, and evaluating a nursing practice within a community of faith. The book explains how to assess a faith community and design, implement, and evaluate nursing programs that meet the needs of its different populations across the life span. It explores various faith community nursing models along with their legal and ethical considerations, and the different roles available for faith community nurses. Meeting special needs within faith communities (acute care, chronic care, palliative care, grief, and loss) is addressed, as is serving its wide variety of vulnerable populations (elderly, impoverished, etc.). The foundations and practice of faith community nursing are also presented within the context of different faiths, including Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism. Ideal in a clinical setting, this book will also be of value as a quick refresher for certifying as a faith community nurse. Key Features: A consistent, easy-to-use, pocket-sized format with bulleted lists for quick access to content Provides tools for designing programs for such diverse issues as grief, loss, chronic/devastating illness, palliative care, mental illness, domestic violence, and substance abuse Addresses faith community nursing practice within Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, and Hinduism Includes management and leadership tips that can be immediately put to use Presents legal and ethical considerations

Nursing Theory

Utilization & Application

Author: Martha Raile Alligood

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323292925

Category: Medical

Page: 488

View: 5457

Nursing Theory: Utilization & Application, 5th Edition covers the development of nursing theory; the application of different nursing theories, models and philosophies; and the expansion of these practices with a look toward the future. This text provides the opportunity for students who have learned the background of nursing theory using the companion title, Nursing Theorists and Their Work, to apply what they have learned to actual nursing practice through various patient scenarios. Real-life case history examples included in application chapters promotes evidence-based practice and further demonstrates how a theory is used in practical situations. Consistent case history featuring the patient Debbie in every chapter and the nursing plan that follows help you apply philosophies, theories and models presented in the text. Critical thinking exercises provide a more application-based approach rather than just contemplation of theories presented. Chapters written by contributors who utilize the work offer a unique approach to using theory in practice. Nursing metaparadigm discussion illustrates the four center concepts with which the discipline is concerned to help you see the scope of concern for the profession. Logical organization presents content in three distinct parts. Glossary offers quick access to key terms throughout the text. NEW! Nursing Care sections demonstrate how theories apply to certain situations and particular types of nurses. NEW! QSEN competencies throughout the book relate nursing theories to today’s important focus on patient safety and quality improvement. NEW! Nursing theory timeline helps you place different nursing theories and theorists in history, illustrating the progression of the content. NEW! Fresh design helps you visually identify the text’s relationship with its Nursing Theorists companion.

Nursing Research Digest

Author: Joyce J. Fitzpatrick

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780826112927

Category: Medical

Page: 308

View: 7714

This mini version of the much larger Encyclopedia of Nursing Research offers a brief and definitive overview of key concepts, terms, and methods important to understanding and conducting nursing research.

Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity

Current Status, Consequences and Prevention

Author: Debasis Bagchi

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080961729

Category: Medical

Page: 536

View: 843

Understanding the complex factors contributing to the growing childhood obesity epidemic is vital not only for the improved health of the world's future generations, but for the healthcare system. The impact of childhood obesity reaches beyond the individual family and into the public arenas of social systems and government policy and programs. Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity explores these with an approach that considers the current state of childhood obesity around the world as well as future projections, the most highly cited factors contributing to childhood obesity, what it means for the future both for children and society, and suggestions for steps to address and potentially prevent childhood obesity. This book will cover the multi-faceted factors contributing to the rapidly growing childhood obesity epidemic The underlying causes and current status of rapidly growing obesity epidemic in children in the global scenario will be discussed The strategies for childhood obesity prevention and treatment such as physical activity and exercise, personalized nutrition plans and school and community involvement will be presented

Middle Range Theory for Nursing

Third Edition

Author: Mary Jane Smith,Patricia R. Liehr

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826195512

Category: Medical

Page: 458

View: 9768

Middle range theory has become a vital staple of nursing education and application to research. These theories, which lie between the working hypotheses derived from day-to-day research and the larger, systemic efforts to develop unified theories, cover the scientific underpinnings that guide nursing practice and research. This third edition of a two-time AJN Book of the Year Award contains three new theories that include cultural self- reliance, caring, and unitary appreciative inquiry. It revises and updates all other content, and provides ladders of abstraction for each theory to guide stud

Transitions Theory

Middle Range and Situation Specific Theories in Nursing Research and Practice

Author: Afaf I. Meleis, PhD, DrPS (hon), FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826105356

Category: Medical

Page: 664

View: 2026

"It is very exciting to see all of these studies compiled in one book. It can be read sequentially or just for certain transitions. It also can be used as a template for compilation of other concepts central to nursing and can serve as a resource for further studies in transitions. It is an excellent addition to the nursing literature." Score: 95, 4 Stars. --Doody's "Understanding and recognizing transitions are at the heart of health care reform and this current edition, with its numerous clinical examples and descriptions of nursing interventions, provides important lessons that can and should be incorporated into health policy. It is a brilliant book and an important contribution to nursing theory." Kathleen Dracup, RN, DNSc Dean and Professor, School of Nursing University of California San Francisco Afaf Meleis, the dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, presents for the first time in a single volume her original "transitions theory" that integrates middle-range theory to assist nurses in facilitating positive transitions for patients, families, and communities. Nurses are consistently relied on to coach and support patients going through major life transitions, such as illness, recovery, pregnancy, old age, and many more. A collection of over 50 articles published from 1975 through 2007 and five newly commissioned articles, Transitions Theory covers developmental, situational, health and illness, organizational, and therapeutic transitions. Each section includes an introduction written by Dr. Meleis in which she offers her historical and practical perspective on transitions. Many of the articles consider the transitional experiences of ethnically diverse patients, women, the elderly, and other minority populations. Key Topics Discussed: Situational transitions, including discharge and relocation transitions (hospital to home, stroke recovery) and immigration transitions (psychological adaptation and impact of migration on family health) Educational transitions, including professional transitions (from RN to BSN and student to professional) Health and illness transitions, including self-care post heart failure, living with chronic illness, living with early dementia, and accepting palliative care Organization transitions, including role transitions from acute care to collaborative practice, and hospital to community practice Nursing therapeutics models of transition, including role supplementation models and debriefing models

Contexts of Nursing

An Introduction

Author: John Daly,Sandra Speedy,Debra Jackson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729579255

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 3952

Contexts of Nursing 3e builds on the strengths of previous editions and continues to provide nursing students with comprehensive coverage of core ideas and perspectives underpinning the practice of nursing. The new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. New material on Cultural Awareness and Contemporary Approaches in Nursing has been introduced to reflect the realities of practice. Nursing themes are discussed from an Australian and New Zealand perspective and are supported by illustrated examples and evidence. Each chapter focuses on an area of study within the undergraduate nursing program and the new edition continues its discussions on history, culture, ethics, law, technology, and professional issues within the field of nursing. update and revised with strong contributions from a wide range of experienced educators from around Australia & New Zealand new Chapter 17 Becoming a Nurse Leader has been introduced into the third edition to highlight the ongoing need of management in practice Chapter 20 Cultural Awareness Nurses working with indigenous people is a new chapter which explores cultural awareness, safety and competence Chapter 22 Using informatics to expand awareness engages the reader on the benefits of using technology evidence-based approach is integrated throughout the text learning objectives, key words and reflective questions are included in all chapters