This assignment provides the opportunity for the student to identify a nursing theorist and their nursing theory, summarize the selected nursing theory, identify the concepts of the nursing metaparadigm for the selected theory, analyze the importance of the selected theory to the nursing profession, and present an example of how the selected nursing theory can be applied in the area of the student’s MSN specialty.
Through this assignment, the student will demonstrate the following:
Sunday 11:59 pm MT at the end of Week 4
Total Points Possible: 200 points
This assignment focuses on the importance of nursing theory within the profession. Selecting one nursing theorist and the nursing theory they developed(non-nursing theories are not allowed), the student will present a brief summary of the selected nursing theory, identify the concepts of the nursing paradigm as addressed in the selected nursing theory, as well as discuss the importance of the selected nursing theory to the nursing profession. The student will include 1-2 scholarly peer-reviewed sources to support the nursing theory chosen. The student will also provide an example of how the selected nursing theory can be applied to ONE of the following MSN specialty track areas:
Questions to answer: (Use the Importance of Theory Worksheet Template (Links to an external site.) to answer the following questions. You do not need a title page)