Nursing Theories

by BT Basavanthappa

This book is a synthesis and extension of what we believe that theoretical models now serve a newer and more important role within nursing. Nursing theories and model have come to be understood on the embodiment of nursing philosophies, presenting nursing beliefs understanding and purposes it has been believed that theoretical models are excellent and tangible sources of the perspective of nursing across time. Certainly some of the models serve as sources for extensive programmes of research, as curriculum organizers and as templates for practice. It has been suggested that the nursing perspectives may be used to guide knowledge development within nursing. Since it fulfils one of the criteria of the profession that there is special body of knowledge which continuously enlarges the body of knowledge uses and improves its techniques of education and service by the use of scientific method to fulfil the purpose. Included important contributions of nurse theorists and put it in an understandable language so that every one will be aware and acquainted with knowledge of nursing theories, which help them in nursing practice, nursing education and nursing research. This book will continue to serve not only nursing student of all levels for whom it is intended but also nursing teachers and practitioners. Theory improves nursing practice by describing, explaining, predicting and controlling phenomena of interest to nurses. Theory allows professional autonomy by guiding the practice, education and research functions of the profession. The study of theory helps develop analytical skills, challenges, thinking and clarifying values and assumptions.

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Author
1. Basavanthappa BT
Author's Affiliation
1. Govt College of Nursing, Fort, Bengaluru, Karnataka
Government College of Nursing, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, PhD Guide for Research Work
Govt. College of Nursing, Fort, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Govt. College of Nursing, Fort, Bangalore, India
Govt. College of Nursing, Fort, Bangalore
Government College of Nursing, Bengaluru, Karnataka, PhD Guide for Research Work
Govt College of Nursing, Bangalore
Government College of Nursing, Fort, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Government College of Nursing, Bengaluru, Karnataka
Government College of Nursing, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Raja Rajeswari College of Nursing, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India; Faculty of Nursing, RGUHS, Karnataka, India and Academic Council, RGUHS, Karnataka, India; UG, PG and Doctoral Courses on Nursing, Various Universities; Nursing Research Society of India, New Delhi, India, Trained Nurses Association of India, New Delhi, India; RGUHS, Nursing Teachers Association, Karnataka, India
Raja Rajeswari College of Nursing, Benga
ISBN
9788180619632
Speciality
Nursing Theories and History
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10558
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2007
Pages
418
Book Type
Textbook

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