Grand theories


Directions: • Select a grand theorist from each of the four types of grand theories, as identified by Meleis in Chapter 9, which includes a choice from the needs, interaction, outcome, and caring theorists. • Compare and contrast, in tabular format, the following information: Example of tabular format that should be included in the paper. Theorist Theorist Theorist Theorist Educational background Philosophy of nursing Definition of nursing Goal/ purpose of theory • In narrative form, reflect on these theorists and explain which one is most congruent with your personal philosophy of nursing. • This is an APA format paper which should include a title page, an introduction with purpose statement addressing the purpose of the paper, the tabular chart, the narrative, and an APA format reference page. Remember to include your in-text citations for all information taken from another source whether paraphrased or direct quotes.