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AND THEIR WORK
Nursing Theorists

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AND THEIR WORK
Nursing Theorists

Martha Raile Alligood, PhD, RN, ANEF
Professor Emeritus
College of Nursing

East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina

3251 Riverport Lane
St. Louis, Missouri 63043

NURSING THEORISTS AND THEIR WORK, EIGHTH EDITION ISBN: 978-0-323-09194-7

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Nursing theorists and their work / [edited by] Martha Raile Alligood. — Eighth edition.
p. ; cm.
Includes biographical references and index.
ISBN 978-0-323-09194-7 9pbk. ; alk. Paper)
I. Alligood, Martha Raile, editor of compilation.
[DNLM: 1. Nursing Theory. 2. Models, Nursing. 3. Nurses—Biography. Philosophy, Nursing. WY 86]
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Jane Doe

Care Hope College

NUR315: Nursing Theory

Dr. Edward Kyle

Rough Draft Exemplar Paper

Introduction


Articulate your purpose/point of paper: pull the readers in – make them interested in reading your paper, state what the purpose of your paper is – what are you trying to accomplish.

Overview of Nursing Theory


For your paper, specify selected theory in your title, i.e., “Overview of Watson’s Caring Theory. Provide readers with basic information and concepts related to your selected theory [be sure to include pertinent primary references to the theory so that the reader may access this information for further exploration]. This is not a “term” paper or “critique” of the selected theory – but you need to provide enough information for readers so that they can clearly understand the application and “fit” of the selected nursing theory to your exemplar/story.

Exemplar Encounter: My Encounter with Mr. Smith

Adapt title/heading as you see fit for your exemplar/story. This section of the paper includes a verbatim [narrative] report of your patient/nurse experience that will then be reflected on when you discuss how this particular nursing practice experience fits with your selected theory. For example, one student wrote an exemplar paper about a patient/nurse encounter that clearly involved the major concepts and element of Orem’s Self Care theory – after sharing her story, the student was able to discuss how Orem’s theory applied to how she cared for her pre-op patient.

Discuss Application of Theory

Highlight aspects of your “story”; explain how story/experience fits with theory – makes sense, etc. Paraphrasing aspects of your story – or the inclusion of direct quotes from the above section help to validate how your exemplar ties into the theory.

Conclusion

This section includes the “take away” from your paper. What can readers conclude from your paper, your exemplar experience, i.e., your exemplar promotes use of theory – reinforces how your selected theory is practical, useful, facilitates improved patient outcomes, etc.

Quality

Grammar, proper sentence structure, clarity of writing, flow of writing, adherence to course format for paper and selected journal, appropriate citation of references [use format required by journal].

References

Cribs, N. (2009). Nursing theory and theorists. Retrieved from http://nursingcrib.com/nursing-theory-theorists/

McEwen, M., & Wills, E. (2011). Theoretical basis for nursing, (3 ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins.

University of San Diego. (2009). Nursing theory page.

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Uchenna Opara

Care Hope College

NUR315: Nursing Theory

Dr. Allison Sapp

9/27/2021

Rough Draft Exemplar Paper

Introduction (Centered)

Patient-centered care is an essential nursing practice in healthcare setting aimed at providing meaningful care for patients and their families. Nurses are required to provide efficient care for the patients in ways that are meaningful and valuable to individual patients. Caring for patients incorporate essential practices such as listening to, informing and involving patients in their care in order to enhance better outcomes. Several nursing theories provide a framework that guides nurses in offering better care for patients. One of the most known theory that emphasize on patient care is the Jean Watson’s caring theory. The objective of this paper is to provide an overview of the Watson’s caring theory of nursing. (Capitalize name of theory)

Overview of the Watson’s Caring Theory

According to Watson (2009), the core of the Theory of Caring is that “humans cannot be treated as objects and that humans cannot be separated from self, other, nature, and the larger workforce.” (Watson, 2009). Nursing is defined by caring; Watson’s caring theory encompasses essential aspects of human caring. Nurses are identified as the potential care giver while patients are the core recipient of care. Watson founded this theory to emphasize on the centrality of human caring. This implies that nurses need to provide holistic care for patients in a respectful manner while observing the dignity of life. Existence of good relationship between the nurse and the individual patient often increase the capacity of healing among patients. As a result, nurses are required to adopt good interpersonal relationships with their patients while attending to them in order to enhance better outcomes (Watson & Woodward, 2010). Caring for patients often develops a high level of consciousness in the patients, making the person to emerge with harmony of mind-body-soul.

My Encounter with Mrs. Jacky

Mrs. Jacky had been married for 12-years, but she has not been able to conceive. Her marriage life has had numerous challenges, including brutal treatment by her husband due to infertility. Mrs. Jacky shared with her story about how she has struggled looking for a solution for her infertility. She narrated to me how a nurse from one of the facility she visited refused to care for her as she was barren. (elaborate more)

Discussion

My encounter with Mrs. Jacky reminded me of how nurses should care for all patients regardless of their conditi