Nursing theories are the support of nursing practice today. They are significant to nursing practice, education and scientific research because they help to determine, what is already known, and what additional knowledge and skills are needed. Nurses are usually first exposed to nursing theories during nursing education and further exposure comes from hands on training. The gained knowledge, about nursing theories, through education and training enhances better outcomes for patients and caregivers, allows application of professional boundaries, and assists in decision making. In this paper I will attempt to analyze, in general, the importance of nursing theory to the nursing profession; discuss middle-range theory, furthermore Benner’s model of skill acquisition, and how this theory addresses nursing’s metaparadigm; and how this theory views nursing education.
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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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The matriarch of nursing, Florence Nightingale, was the first nurse to create... ... middle of paper ... ...ursing care. This process permits health care providers to utilize critical thinking when comparing scientific findings to traditional nursing interventions. Overall, EBP is advancing the health care system and benefiting the health care industries, personnel, and most importantly the patients. Works Cited Melnyk, B., Fineout-Overholt, E., Stillwell, S., & Williamson, K. (2009). Igniting a spirit of inquiry: An essential foundation for evidence-based practice.
will be apply. According to (Lowenstein, Bradshaw, and Fuszard, 2004), reflection is the method of analysing and reviewing one’s practice as a nurse, with the aim of improving one’s interactive skills with both patient and colleagues. Reflection is a method of re-evaluating practice accounts and providing substitute tactics to doing things (Howatson-Jones, 2016). Reflection is a vital learning tools which can progress on innovative knowledge (O'Carroll, Park and Nicol, 2007) and enables
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