Nursing Theorists of Historical Significance
Select a theorist from the textbook readings this week (Alligood, 2014, Chapter 5) and explain the application of the theorist’s contribution to the role of an advanced practice nurse in today’s healthcare environment.
Nursing theorists and their work
Chapter 5: “Nursing Theorists of Historical Significance”
Castledine, G. (2010). Creative nursing: Art or science? British Journal of Nursing, 19(14), 937.
Duff, E. (2011). Relating the nursing paradigm to practice: A teaching strategy. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 8(1), 1–9.
Merritt, M. K. (2010). Conceptualising the functional role of mental health consultation–liaison nurse in multi-morbidity, using Peplau’s nursing theory. Contemporary Nurse, 34(2), 158–166.
Newman, M. A. (2003). A world of no boundaries. Advances in Nursing Science, 26(4), 240–245.
Monti, E. J., Tingen, M. S. (1999). Multiple paradigms of nursing science. Advances in Nursing Science, 26(4), 64–80.
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2010). Chapter 6. (6th ed.).Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Wu, X. (2008). My nursing philosophy as viewed through nursing’s metaparadigm. Illuninations, 17(2), 5–7.
Test Your Knowledge
Each week you will have the opportunity to self-test your understanding of key concepts in the unit. If you are unsuccessful in answering any questions then review the related concepts and retake the self-test as often as you like.
Remember, no grades — just a checkpoint! Have some fun and see what you know!