After becoming the school nurse at Bennington College in Vermont, Peplau earned her Bachelor’s degree in interpersonal psychology, in 1943 ( Sills, 2007). She then started working in a private psychiatric facility. During the world war second (1943-1945) Dr. peplau served in the Army Nurse Corps and was assigned to the Field Station Hospital in England, where the American School of Military Psychiatry was located ( Sills, 2007). It was during the war that Dr. Peplau enhanced her nursing knowledge and practice through direct participation in both learning and practicing. In 1947 Dr. Peplau received her masters and doctoral degrees from Teachers College, Columbia University ( Sills, 2007).
Nurse is a person who feels and thinks about the patient in addition to work (Sante, 2011). Nursing theory helps managers, executive level, nurses and other health care team to understand about nursing and its contribution in healthcare sector. Nursing theory helps to guide and solve problem in a clinical practice. Also, nursing theory is crucial for educators, acad... ... middle of paper ... ...uis, Missouri: Mosby. Cragin, L. (2004).
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She defines nursing as a profession that focuses on life processes (Punjani, 2013). Nurses in the adaptation model contribute to health, quality of life, and dying with dignity. Nurses effectively assist patients to adapt by using the nursing process, assessing the patient, the stimuli, determining, along with the patient and their support group, the goals, and the most effective way to reach those goals. The nurse takes a holistic approach to achieve successful adaptation. Some examples of how a nurse might do this include; taking care of physical pain, helping the patient resolve family conflicts, determining if the patient could benefit from a counselor, helping the patient with feelings of
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