Nursing Discussion Models and Theories

Nursing Discussion Models and Theories

Nursing Discussion Models and Theories

Nursing Discussion Models and Theories


In this discussion, review the different nursing models and theories. Then answer the following questions:

1. Which theories or models best represents your view of nursing, and why?

2. How can you envision yourself applying this to your nursing practice?


Textbook Readings: Chapter Six: Nursing Models and Theories of;

Hood, L. J. (2014). Leddy & Pepper’s conceptual bases of professional nursing (8th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolter’s Kluwer.


Per readings from the book, there are three (3) theories:

Systems theory
Stress and adaptation theory
Complexity theory


Per readings from the book, there are nine (9) theories:

Imogene King’s Systems Interaction Model (Theory of Goal Attainment)
Dorothea Orem’s Self-care Deficit Theory of Nursing
Callista Roy’s Adaptation Model
Betty Neuman’s Systems Model
Jean Watson’s Human Caring Science, Theory of Nursing
Martha Rogers’s Science of Unitary Human Beings
Margaret Newman’s Theory of Health as Expanding Consciousness
Rosemary Parse’s Human Becoming Theory
Susan Leddy’s Human Energy Model
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