Frameworks for Advanced Nursing Practice and Research

Philosophies, Theories, Models, and Taxonomies

Author: Rose Utley, PhD, RN, CNE,Kristina Henry, DNP, NE-BC,Lucretia Smith, PhD, RN, CDE

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826133231

Category: Medical

Page: 436

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Uniquely organized to help readers find and select the best frameworks for their needs This resource illuminates the daunting task of understanding and applying philosophies, models, theories, and taxonomies in nursing practice and research at the masters or doctoral level. Distinguished by a unique organizational structure, the text is divided into two broad areas of practice/focus; individuals and families (Part II) and communities, populations, and systems (Part III). The frameworks in each area are organized conceptually into 17 chapters, many of which are interdisciplinary, thus not commonly found in nursing theory texts. This unique organizational structure enables readers to acquire both a broad overview of frameworks useful in nursing practice and research, and to focus on frameworks relevant to specific practice areas and concepts of interest. Frameworks for Advanced Nursing Practice and Research also provides foundational knowledge to enhance the nurse’s understanding and appreciation of frameworks used in practice and research (Part 1). Application is woven throughout the text and culminates with chapters devoted to the application of frameworks for nurse educators, clinicians, leaders, and researchers. Learner-focused features of the text include application boxes highlighting published studies that have employed selected frameworks, thereby bringing theoretical content into practice. Each chapter also includes objectives, key terms, and a bulleted summary to enhance the learning experience. Key Features: Describes a broad spectrum of philosophies, models, theories, and taxonomies underpinning graduate-level nursing roles Uniquely organized by conceptual areas, thereby integrating nursing and non-nursing frameworks Facilitates easy comparison of frameworks within each conceptual area Delivers strategies for using theory and discusses integration of theory, research, and practice Includes application boxes highlighting published studies, objectives, key terms, and bulleted chapter summary.

Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives for Advanced Nursing Practice

Author: William K. Cody

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449684270

Category: Medical

Page: 321

View: 8781

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.

Theoretical Nursing

Development and Progress

Author: Afaf Ibrahim Meleis

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1605472115

Category: Medical

Page: 672

View: 321

"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.

Theoretical Nursing

Development and Progress

Author: Afaf Ibrahim Meleis

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781736732

Category: Medical

Page: 807

View: 9973

This text guides you through the evolution of nursing's theoretical foundations and examines the ways in which these principles influence the practice of the discipline."--Jacket.

Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice

Author: Janie B. Butts,Professor Emeritus University of Alabama Tuscaloosa Inez Rovegno,Dianna Bandhauer,Karen L. Rich,Visiting Professor Visiting Professor at the University of Miami Miami Florida Tomas B Garcia,Professor the University of Southern Mississippi College of Nursing Hattiesburg Mississippi Janie B Butts

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284041360

Category: HEALTH & FITNESS

Page: 675

View: 5654

Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice, Second Edition was developed as an essential resource for advance practice students in master s and doctoral programs. This text is appropriate for students needing an introductory understanding of philosophy and how a theory is constructed as well as students and nurses who understand theory at an advanced level. The Second Edition discusses the AACN DNP essentials which is critical for DNP students as well as PhD students who need a better understanding of the DNP-educated nurse s role. Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice, Second Edition covers a wide variety of theories in addition to nursing theories. Coverage of non-nursing related theory is beneficial to nurses because of the growing national emphasis on collaborative, interdisciplinary patient care. The text includes diagrams, tables, and discussion questions to help students understand and reinforce core content."

Theory and nursing

a systematic approach

Author: Peggy L. Chinn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780801609886

Category: Nursing

Page: 224

View: 5466

Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice

Author: Janie B. Butts,Karen L. Rich

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284112241

Category: Medical

Page: 700

View: 3777

Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice, Third Edition is an essential resource for advanced practice nursing students in mastr’s and doctoral programs. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Professional Nursing Practice

Concepts and Perspectives

Author: Barbara Kozier,Glenora Lea Erb,Kathleen Blais

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 485

View: 869

To meet the demands of a dramatically changing health care system, nurses must change & grow. Now more than ever, they are challenged to be effective members of collaborative health care teams, to creatively implement strategies with clients of diverse cultural backgrounds, to manage personnel & budgets, & to understand holistic healing modalities & complementary therapies. The new third edition of Professional Nursing Practice: Concepts & Perspectives has been thoroughly revised to address topics on which students can build their repertoire of professional nursing knowledge. Authoritative & well-written, this text is especially relevant for professional nurses returning for further education or for students in BSN programs. It covers current topics such as managed care, critical thinking, & the nature of professional nursing practice today. New in this Edition * Thirteen new chapters reflect important topics in today's changing health care environment. Topics include: collaboration in health care, critical thinking & decision-making, promoting health for individuals & families, & providing care in the home & community * A new, two-color design, incorporated throughout the text, highlights important information & helps visual learners navigate through the text. * Practicing Nurse Profiles in chapters 17 & 23 provide useful "first person" perspectives as to why practitioners chose their specific practice areas, what their jobs entail, & what qualities would be necessary in these settings. * "Consider..." sections in each chapter present relevant questions or ideas for thought or group discussion. * Readings for Enrichment boxes provide annotated readings from a variety of professional sources to supplement the learner's knowledge & pique an interest in exploring new resources. * More information of special interest to the returning RN student is a new chapter on Advanced Professional Education (chapter 23). Features * A clear, professional writing style effectively engages students & clearly explains concepts. * Best selling authors of Fundamentals of Nursing, Barbara Kozier & Glenora Erb are gifted teachers with a unique ability to speak to the needs of undergraduate nursing students. Kathleen Blais, bridge program coordinator at Florida International University, brings an understanding of issues faced by RNs returning for their BSNs. * Complete & current, this text presents core concepts in professional nursing roles, process, & practice. Hallmark chapters have been completely updated including: Nursing Theories & Conceptual Frameworks; Health & Wellness; Values, Ethics & Advocacy; Legal Rights & Responsibilites; Socialization to Professional Nursing Roles; Learner & Teacher; Change Process; Nursing Process; Group Process; & Supporting Cultural Needs. * Historical perspectives of nursing are now included in chapter 1, "Perspectives of Professional Practice." * Updated nursing research notes in each chapter describe relevant studies & relate them to clinical practice. * New pedagogical features throughout the text are designed to help working students make the most of their studying time. Contents Unit 1: Nature of Professional Nursing Chapter 1 Perspectives of Professional Nursing * Chapter 2 Nursing Theories & Conceptual Frameworks * Chapter 3 Health & Wellness * Chapter 4 Collaboration in Health Care * Chapter 5 Values, Ethics, & Advocacy * Chapter 6 Legal Rights & Responsibilities Unit 2: Professional Nursing Roles Chapter 7 Socialization to Professional Nursing Roles * Chapter 8 Health Promoter * Chapter 9 Learner & Teacher * Chapter 10 Leader & Manager * Chapter 11 Research Consumer Unit 3: Processes Guiding Professional Practice Chapter 12 Critical Thinking & Decision Making * Chapter 13 Change Process * Chapter 14 Nursing Process * Chapter 15 Group Process Unit 4: Elements of Professional Practice Chapter 16 Promoting Health of Individuals & Families * Chapter 17 Providing Care in the Home & Community * Chapter 18 Supporting Cultural Needs * Chapter 19 Enhancing Healing * Chapter 20 Intervening in Crises * Chapter 21 Managing Family Violence Unit 5: Visions for the Future of Nursing Chapter 22 Professional Empowerment & Politics * Chapter 23 Advanced Nursing Education & Practice * Chapter 24 Looking Into the Future Appendixes Index

Nursing Theories

The Base for Professional Nursing Practice

Author: Julia B. George

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 685

View: 6854

Completely updated in a new edition, Nursing Theories 6/e incoporates the latest theories and research methods in nursing today. Designed as a tool to help nurses apply concepts and theories to practice, this book considers the ideas of well-known nursing theorists and relates the work of each tot he nursing process. Chapters are organized to relate the theorist's work to the nursing metaparadigm, the nursing process, characteristics of a theory, and strengths and limitations of the theory. Some key features include: Quanitiative and qualitative research methods in each chapter. An emphasis on the use of nursing theory in clinical practice. Chapters on the work of Artinian and Conger, as well as the introduction of an interdisciplinary model. For nursing professionals.

The Neuman Systems Model

Application to Nursing Education and Practice

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nursing

Page: 365

View: 8857

Current Issues in Nursing

Author: N.A

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323036528

Category: Medical

Page: 865

View: 2073

Current Issues in Nursing provides a forum for knowledgeable debate on the important issues that nurses face today. Through the past six editions it has provided information and viewpoints of developments that continue to impact the delivery of health care and the nursing profession. This book provides the opportunity to analyze conflicting viewpoints and to synthesize one's own thoughts on the demands being made on the nursing profession and the difficult issues affecting today's health care delivery. Comments from users and reviewers have continued to praise the book for its in-depth discussion of critical issues, solid organization of material, and encouragement of independent thinking. Offers comprehensive and timely coverage of the issues affecting nursing education and practice. Provides insights and analyses of over 100 well-known and respected nursing leaders. Each section is presented in a consistent format beginning with an overview chapter, followed by a debate chapter, and concluding with several viewpoint chapters to present varying views of the topics. Presents provocative and often controversial discussions in the viewpoint chapters to encourage the reader to think critically about the issues. Updated table of contents improves the flow of material. A new section on violence prevention and care includes nine new chapters on cutting-edge topics such as terrorist events, homeland security, nursing in wars, bioterrorism, and much more. Six new chapters focus on the overall quality improvement of nursing practice. Three new chapters examine the evolution and expansion of the nursing profession. Two new chapters address the definition and role of nursing in the current health care setting. Two new chapters take a contemporary look at HIPPAA and the current health care cost trends. Two new chapters explore educational trends developing in the nursing world. A new chapters on employment and management issues including dealing with unions, health care systems, and patient to staff ratios

Perspectives on Nursing Theory

Author: Pamela G. Reed,Nelma B. Crawford Shearer

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 731

View: 3693

This book is an anthology of classic and contemporary nursing articles that address various theoretical and philosophical perspectives on the nature of theory and knowledge development. It is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the important discussions taking place regarding the structures and processes of knowledge building in nursing.

Nursing Theorists and Their Work

Author: Ann Marriner-Tomey,Martha Raile Alligood

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 672

View: 8873

"Nursing Theorists and Their Work is the most comprehensive book on nursing theory available. This modern classic offers authoritative and up-to-date descriptions and analyses of 28 nursing theories in a clear, concise, and consistent format"--Back cover.

Conceptual Models of Nursing

Analysis and Application

Author: Joyce J. Fitzpatrick,Ann L. Whall

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 389

View: 4717

For professionals with a career in nursing and/or the medical field.Designed to help readers understand the development and evaluation of the theoretical base for advanced nursing practice research and education, this book familiarizes readers with a broad range of nursing models and their roles in nursing practice.

Nursing Research

Methods, Critical Appraisal, and Utilization

Author: Geri LoBiondo-Wood

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780815123903

Category: Nursing

Page: 597

View: 4329

An overview of the evolution of nursing research with real world examples. For undergraduate students who are learning the steps of the research process, learning how to critiques published research literaturw and learning when and how to apply research findings in clinical practice.

Advanced Community Health Nursing Practice

Population-focused Care

Author: Naomi E. Ervin

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780805373646

Category: Medical

Page: 498

View: 7143

Advanced Community Health Nursing Practice is the only resource to cover the depth of all aspects of current advanced community practice and the processes used in practice. Chapters contributed by experts in the field, integrate key concepts throughout. Coverage includes foundations of practice, community assessment, program planning, program implementation, and program evaluation. Interdisciplinary practice, community involvement, and ethical issues are also discussed. Designed specifically for graduate level students, this is an excellent resource for courses in primary care, occupational health nursing, school nursing and home health care.