Nursing Theory Assignment

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Running head: NURSING THEORYNursing TheoryName of the StudentName of the UniversityAuthor Note
1NURSING THEORYTable of ContentsIntroduction................................................................................................................................2Importance of Nursing Theory...................................................................................................2Importance of Nursing Theory in Master’s Program.............................................................2Importance of Theory in Nursing Profession.........................................................................3Nursing Theory separating Nursing Profession from other Healthcare Profession...............3Concern Dealing with Application of Theory in Nursing Profession....................................4Summary of the Orem Theory...................................................................................................4History behind the Theory.....................................................................................................4Summary of the Key Concepts..............................................................................................4Addressing Metaparadigms....................................................................................................5Use in the Master Degree.......................................................................................................6Application of Orem Theory in Nursing....................................................................................6Conclusion..................................................................................................................................8References..................................................................................................................................9
2NURSING THEORYIntroductionThe theory of nursing is defined as a set of concepts that has certain particulardefinitions, assumptions and relationships or propositions. It aims to define, explain orpredict the phenomenon of nursing (Aliakbari, Parvin, Heidari & Haghani, 2015). Theimportance of nursing theory is, it bestows the foundation of nursing practice that helps todevelop further knowledge and gives proper indication towards future development innursing.This report aims to explainOrem Theoryand its application on nursing practitioner.Dorothea E. Orem theory is the theory of self-care that aims towards improving the overallquality of life of the nursing professionals (Riegel, Jaarsma & Strömberg, 2012). This reportbegins with explaining the importance of nursing theory and its usefulness in the nursingprofession. The report then provides a detailed summary of the chosen nursing theory viashedding lights on the key concepts of Orem theory. It also explains how Orem theoryspecifically addresses the concepts of metaparadigms. Finally, the report sums up with theapplication of the Orem Nursing Theory onnursing practitioner.Importance of Nursing TheoryImportance of Nursing Theory in Master’s ProgramTheory can be defined as a set of inter-related propositions, which are capable ofdescribing any phenomenon. The importance of theories is significant in the life of the healthprofessionals too. During their course of professional work, the health professionals need tocite the nursing theories for their clear reasoning in educational activities, communicationwith the patients and employee management. The learning theories are also important tocontrol emotions, thereby promoting behavior development (Aliakbari, Parvin, Heidari &
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