NUR 18200 Conceptual and Theoretical Thinking

NUR 18200 Conceptual and Theoretical Thinking in Nursing

Module 2 Assignment: Ways of Knowing

In this assignment, consider each of Carper’s Ways of
Knowing: empirical, personal, ethical, and aesthetic. For EACH of these four ways of knowing, you
will think about and describe a clinical case situation with an intervention
that was informed by th particular
“way of knowing.”
Include an explanation on how that “way” of knowledge helped
to inform your decisions for the
clinical intervention that you used in caring for a patient, family, group, or
community.
Thus, there will be four situations for which you briefly
describe the clinical context, an intervention used, and an explanation of how
one of the ways of knowing informed the decision to implement a particular
intervention. You will complete this
brief case description, and explanation for EACH of the four (4) ways of knowing.

Learning Objectives Explore the development of nursing
knowledge in the context of nursing science.

Directions
1. For EACH way of
knowing, describe a particular clinical intervention that you employed for a
patient, family, group or community. You will describe a total of four
interventions.
? For each way of knowing, briefly describe a clinical situation,
and an intervention used that was informed by the specific”way” of
knowing.
Then, explain how the intervention, which you described for
that way of knowing, was informed by
that particular “way” of nursing knowledge.
? Complete the description of the intervention, and the
explanation of how the “way” of knowing informed your intervention
for EACH of the four “ways” of knowing.

Directions (continued)
? Support your explanations with with credible evidence and
arguments, using information from reliable sources of information. Provide
justification to support your reasons that a particular intervention is an
example of the selected way of knowing.
? Include “in text” citations from at least one
credible, peer-reviewed source to
support your arguments for EACH way of knowing.
Use a different source for each “way” of knowing. Use peer-reviewed sources other than those
provided in course readings.
? Provide full, reference citations for all of your cited
sources, using correct APA format.
Include a reference list for at least four (4) different references from
peer- reviewed sources (i.e. include at least one referenced source for your
explanation about each of the four
“ways” of knowing.).
2. You final submission should be written in a manner that adheres to
scholarly standards of written text. The
submission should use double-spaced type with complete sentences and correct
grammar/spelling. Though a formal manuscript format is not required, include a
title page and a reference list for this assignment. You can include headings, as needed and
helpful, for organizing your paper.
This assignment is worth 10 points, or 10% of your final
grade. NUR 18200 Conceptual and Theoretical Thinking in Nursing. Module 2 Assignment: Ways of Knowing In this assignment, consider each of Carper’s Ways of
Knowing: empirical, personal, ethical, and aesthetic. For EACH of these four ways of knowing, you
will think about and describe a clinical case situation with an intervention
that was informed by th particular
“way of knowing.”
Include an explanation on how that “way” of knowledge helped
to inform your decisions for the
clinical intervention that you used in caring for a patient, family, group, or
community. Thus, there will be four situations for which you briefly
describe the clinical context, an intervention used, and an explanation of how
one of the ways of knowing informed the decision to implement a particular
intervention. You will complete this
brief case description, and explanation for EACH of the four (4) ways of knowing.
Learning Objectives Explore the development of nursing
knowledge in the context of nursing science.
Directions 1. For EACH way of
knowing, describe a particular clinical intervention that you employed for a
patient, family, group or community. You will describe a total of four
interventions. ? For each way of knowing, briefly describe a clinical situation,
and an intervention used that was informed by the specific”way” of
knowing. Then, explain how the intervention, which you described for
that way of knowing, was informed by
that particular “way” of nursing knowledge. ? Complete the description of the intervention, and the
explanation of how the “way” of knowing informed your intervention
for EACH of the four “ways” of knowing. Directions (continued) ? Support your explanations with with credible evidence and
arguments, using information from reliable sources of information. Provide
justification to support your reasons that a particular intervention is an
example of the selected way of knowing. ? Include “in text” citations from at least one
credible, peer-reviewed source to
support your arguments for EACH way of knowing.
Use a different source for each “way” of knowing. Use peer-reviewed sources other than those
provided in course readings. ? Provide full, reference citations for all of your cited
sources, using correct APA format.
Include a reference list for at least four (4) different references from
peer- reviewed sources (i.e. include at least one referenced source for your
explanation about each of the four
“ways” of knowing.). 2. You final submission should be written in a manner that adheres to
scholarly standards of written text. The
submission should use double-spaced type with complete sentences and correct
grammar/spelling. Though a formal manuscript format is not required, include a
title page and a reference list for this assignment. You can include headings, as needed and
helpful, for organizing your paper. This assignment is worth 10 points, or 10% of your final
grade.