Theories in Nursing

Study Guide for final exam NURS-513- Theories in Nursing

Review the following concepts and be sure you know the definitions-


Nursing Paradigm

Philosophy of Nursing

Empiric Indicators

Middle Range Theories

Theoretical framework

Learning Theory

Cognitive Learning Theory

Complexity Science (CS)

Review the different Era’s- this was early on in the course- for example, Curriculum Era, Graduate Education Era and so forth.

Main concepts of the theorists in Models 6-10 and the following:

Hall, Wiedenbach, Henderson

Katherine Kolcaba’s Comfort Theory

Afaf Meleis’ Transition Theory

Kristen Swenson’s Caring Theory

Modeling and Role-Modeling by Erickson

Joanne Duffy’s Quality Caring Model