Theoretical Foundations for Nursing Roles and Practice
Applying Theory to a Practice Problem
Part 1: Introduction and Problem of Practice
Part 2: Application of Middle-Range Theory to Problem
Applying Theory to a Practice Problem: Part 2: Application of Middle-Range Theory to Problem
In Part 2, you will apply a middle-range theory to the problem described in the introduction.
Describe the theory, starting with a short bio of the theorist along with the major influences that the theorist has contributed.
Describe the concepts and propositions of the theory. Provide an example from the literature as to how the theory has been applied.
Apply the theory to your practice problem, demonstrating the links to the elements of the problem and theory. In addition, make sure to describe how practice would change by incorporating the theory. It should be clear to reader that this is an appropriate theory for the problem.