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Below is a list of general nursing theory books that will help you get started:
Nursing Theories and Nursing Practice by Presents 25 major theories written by the original theorists or eminent scholars to help students understand the interrelationship between nursing theories and nursing practice. Covers the middle range theories and practice models that define the best outcomes and links theory to clinical practice. Addresses how to implement theory-based practice. Explores the historical and contemporary theories that are the foundation of nursing practice today. Features in-depth coverage of the development of the theories that guide nursing practice.
Publication Date: 2020
Nursing Theories: a Framework for Professional Practice by
Call Number: WY 86 M37 2015
Nursing Theorists and Their Work by
Call Number: WY 86 N9738 2018
Theoretical Basis for Nursing by Enhance clinical practice with a clear understanding of nursing theory. Access the essential information you need to understand and apply theory in practice, research, education, and administration/management. The most concise and contemporary nursing theory resource available, Theoretical Basis for Nursing , 5th Edition , clarifies the application of theory and helps you become a more confident, well-rounded nurse. This acclaimed text is extensively researched and easy to read, giving you an engaging, approachable guide to developing, analyzing, and evaluating theory in your nursing career. NEW Ethical Theories and Principles chapter familiarizes you with emerging trends in evidence-based, clinically ethical practice. NEW higher education boxes outline important connections with AACN's "Essentials of Master's Education" and "Essentials of Doctoral Education" to help you advance your nursing career prospects through additional education. Link to Practice boxes provide concrete examples of how theory guides nursing practice. Case Studies help you apply specific content to common scenarios encountered in everyday practice. Learning Activities test your understanding of key concepts. Chapter Summaries and Key Points recap important chapter content at a glance. Online Literature Assessment Activity and case studies challenge you to think critically about textbook content.
Call Number: WY 86 M4773t 2019
SEARCHING CINAHL COMPLETE
When doing a general search on nursing theory and theorists, consider using the subject headings:
Nursing Models, Theoretical
If you are searching for a particular theorist, follow these steps:
1. Type the theorist's last name in the search box and click on Search.
2. Check the box next to Nightingale's Theory of nursing.
3. Click on Search Database located on the far right side of the screen. When the screen refreshes, you will see a list of articles discussing your theorist or theory.
SEARCHING NURSING REFERENCE CENTER PLUS
The Nursing Reference Center Plus (NRC+) is another resource for nursing theory/theorist information. Evidence-based care sheets are a special feature of NRC+. There are evidence-based care sheets available for some nursing theories/theorists. Follow these steps to see if an evidence-based care sheet is available for your desired nursing theory/theorist:
1. Type the theorist's last name in the search box. Click on Search.
2. PDF and HTML versions of the evidence-based care sheet are available.