Using Insights to Choose Theory
Parker, M. & Smith, M.C. (2010). Nursing theories and nursing practice (3rd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis. ISBN-13:
Description: Assignment 1: “Using Insights to Choose Theory” paper.
Purpose: To evaluate a nursing theory consistent with your values, beliefs and nursing practice.
Course objective: Analyze the relationship between theory, practice and research.
1.Choose a middle range nursing theory which you believe resonates with your values, beliefs, and nursing practice, to analyze and consider for guiding
your nursing practice.
2.Write a two page paper following Parker and Smith’s guide for “Using Insights to Choose Theory” found on p. 27 in the text. Include in your discussion:
a.What nursing theory seems consistent with the values and beliefs that guide my practice?
b.What theories are consistent with my personal values and beliefs? Cl