Application of Middle-Range Theory to the Practice Problem of Nursing Shortage. Summary Nursing theories developed by scientists provide a framework for the process of establishing nursing as a profession with a specific body of knowledge including nursing language, and nurse is able to communicate inside in and outside of the profession. Theory supports and defines nursing practice and is used in practice situation to provide solution
Application of Middle range theory to problem Summary of Problem Language Barrier continues to be a challenge for nurses in the nursing profession. Language Barrier in nursing creates moments of miscommunication, mistrust and sometimes incompetence in nursing. When language is impaired misconception and distrust may occur. Valuable information may be lost as a result of language barrier. When valuable information is lost very often the patient is placed in the path of life threatening situation
Middle Range Theory Theory’s responsibility is to provide nurses with standards that reinforce practice, as well as, for future nursing understanding and delivery. Basically, it provides nursing professionals with a tested way of thought on how to handle certain situations with proven results. The importance of nursing theories to nursing research is the knowledge offered gives nurses the foundation for communicating with others and best practice. Middle range theory according to McEwen & Wills
Middle range theories are some of the important aspects when trying to bring into table issues concerning nursing. Majorly on areas where there is a population which does not have a voice. However, it substantially addresses specific issues under in a focus area in nursing practice, it has become efficiently broad and thus can be applied in many areas in many patients from different regions. Short staffing It is an important attribute which affects the overall care of the patient. It is thus a concern
Extensive use of the word transition in nursing literature signals that it is a significant concept (Ralik, Visentin, Van Loon, 2006). It is essential for nurses to possess knowledge and understanding of transition. The purpose of this paper is to provide a comprehensive examination and explore the definitions and key elements of the concept of transition and show how gaining knowledge of transition can positively impact client care and the nursing profession. Understanding transition will help improve
Professional Development: Module 5 Middle Range Nursing Theories Mercer’s Conceptualization of Maternal Role Attainment/Becoming a Mother Nursing Practice Becoming a mother is a wonderful and scary new role. Women have a sense of excitement and wonder, as well as, a grieving process with they go through when a child is born. Nurses play a key role n guiding new mothers to help them achieve maternal goals. Mercier explains this phenomenon as the patient fanaticizing about her new role as a mother
THE APPLICATION OF NURSING THEORY TO INCREASE PATIENT SATISFACTION AND COMPLIANCE Patient satisfaction with nursing care and compliance with treatment is a topic that is heavily researched. The problem of decreased patient satisfaction is of great significance due impart to the fact that the level of patient satisfaction coincides with the level of compliance on medical advice, prescriptions, and directions given to patients (Johansson, Oleﰀni, & Fridlund, 2002). Patient satisfaction and compliance
Nursing theory guides nurses and gives them a framework that supports independence and autonomy in nursing. Prior to the advent of nursing theory, nurses were considered to be assistants to the physician. Nursing theory guides nurses to follow their own professional parameters not just those of medicine. Theories define and clarify nursing and the purpose of nursing practice to distinguish it from other caring professions by setting professional boundaries (McEwen & Wills, 2011).
Katharine Kolcaba's Theory of Comfort In the early part of the 20th century, comfort was the central goal of nursing and medicine. Comfort was the nurse?s first consideration. A ?good nurse? made patients comfortable. In the early 1900?s, textbooks emphasized the role of a health care provider in assuring emotional and physical comfort and in adjusting the patient?s environment. For example, in 1926, Harmer advocated that nursing care be concerned with providing an atmosphere of comfort.
This assignment is geared toward developing a nursing intervention to encourage healthy eating habits among teenagers. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, “obesity has more than tripled in adolescents in the past 30 years” (Adolescent and social health). Using a grounded theory study, I aim to determine how this astronomical increase has managed to occur, and explore strategies to reduce the risk as well as promote prevention of adolescent obesity through encouragement of