NUR3418 Alternative and Complementary Therapies

NUR3418 Alternative and Complementary Therapies

Nursing Theory

A). Describe in your own words what you believe nursing is?

-Nursing is responsible to look after sick and injured people .It is a duty of care to assess, planned ,help what their needs to keep them healthy ,comfortable and happy. A nurse must have ability to ensure their knowledge , skills ,and experience and confident to ensure their profession.

B).Provide an overview of each Nursing Theory.

-Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory (Orem)

Dorothy Orem’s self care deficit theory, general theory of nursing is one of the host widely used model in nursing today. In 1914,Orem was born in Baltimore ,Maryland. She received her nursing diploma in the early 1930’s from Providence Hospital School of Nursing ,Washington D.C. In addition to earning a BSN Ed.(1939) and MSN Ed.(1945), She has received three honorary doctorates and an Alumni Achievement Award For Nursing Theory in 1980 from Catholic University of America.(Hartweg,1995). In 1978, Orem (citied in Faucett, 2005) connected that the task required in dentification of the domain and boundaries of nursing as a science and an art .After reflecting upon her own nursing experience, Orem says then answer .come to her as a flash of in sight an understanding that the reason why individuals could benefit from anything was the existence of self care limitations.

-Interpersonal relations Model (Peplau)

In 1952 Hildegard Peplau made an attempt to analyse nursing action using an interpersonal Page1 Theoretical framework. Her theory focuses on the relationship formed by people as they progress through each development stage. She viewed the goal of nursing as developing a relationship between the nurse and client whereby the nurse acts as resource person, counselor, teacher and surrogate.

-Complementary-Supplementary model (Henderson)
In 1964 Virginia Henderson described the goal of nursing as helping the client…
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NUR3418 Alternative and Complementary Therapies