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Theoretical Foundations of Nursing: Nursing Theorists and their contribution to the advancement of Nursing Education and Practice

In fulfillment for the course Nursing Process, Nursing Theories and Practice (NRSG500N)

by Paolo Dumaraos Vega, RN Master of Arts in Nursing Class 2014 Graduate School of Health Sciences, Management & Pedagogy Southwestern University

November 6, 2013

Table of Contents

Introduction Overview: Importance of Nursing Theoretical Concepts Nursing Theories, Philosophies and Models: Concepts and its practical application Nursing Theories Nola Pender-Health Promotion Model Margaret Newman-Health as Expanding Consciousness Model Rosemarie Rizzo Parse-Theory of Human Becoming Helen Erickson, Evelyn Tomlin & Mary Ann SwainThe Modeling and Role-modeling theory Nursing Philosophies Florence Nightingale-Environmental Model Jean Watson-Theory of Transpersonal Caring Patricia Benner-Primacy of Caring Model, Novice to Expert Model Kari Martinsen-Care and Vulnerability Theory Katie Eriksson-Theory of Caritative Caring Nursing Models Myra Estrine Levine-The Conservation Principles, a Model for Health Martha Rogers-Science of Unitary Human Beings Imogene King-Systems Framework and Theory of Goal Attainment Betty Neuman-The Neuman System Model (Health Care Systems) Sr. Callista Roy-Roy Adaptation Model Middle-range theories Ramona Mercer-Maternal Role Attainment Merle Mishel-Uncertainty and Management of Illness Theory Katherine Kolcaba-Comfort Theory Cornelia Ruland & Shirley Moore-Peaceful End of Life Theory Indexes Comparative Table Nursing Theories Nursing Philosophies Nursing Models Middle-range Theories References

Nursing Theories Nola Pender-Health Promotion Model

Clarity Simplicity Generality Empirical precision (how accessible) Derivable consequence (how important in practice)

Margaret Newman-Health as Expanding Consciousness Model

Rosemarie Rizzo Parse-Theory of Human Becoming

Helen Erickson, Evelyn Tomlin & Mary Ann Swain-The Modeling and Role-modeling theory

Nursing Philosophies Florence Nightingale-Environmental Model

Jean Watson-Theory of Transpersonal Caring

Patricia Benner-Primacy of Caring Model, Novice to Expert Model

Kari Martinsen-Care and Vulnerability Theory

Katie Eriksson-Theory of Caritative Caring

Nursing Models Myra Estrine Levine-The Conservation Principles, A Model for Health

Martha Rogers-Science of Unitary Human Beings

Imogene King-Systems Framework and Theory of Goal Attainment

Betty Neuman-The Neuman System Model (Health Care Systems)

Sr. Callista Roy-Roy Adaptation Model

Middle-range theories Ramona Mercer-Maternal Role Attainment

Merle Mishel-Uncertainty and Management of illness Theory

Katherine Kolcaba-Comfort Theory

Cornelia Ruland & Shirley Moore-Peaceful End of life Theory