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MSN 561 Theoretical Foundation of Advanced Practice Nursing

Theoretical Foundation of Advanced Practice Nursing

Question Description

Please pay attention and specific and detailed in-text citations, references, and the contents (Answers) should be covered all the questions.

The textbooks will be

Alligood, M. R. (2014). Nursing theory: Utilization & application (5th ed). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.
ISBN: 9780323091893 (I attached eBook)

Nightingale, N. (2017). Notes on nursing: What it is and what it is not. Radford, VA. Wilder
Publication. ISBN-13: 978-1-4209-5631-3 eBook ISBN 13: 978-1-4209-5632-0 (I attached eBook)

OR, choose one of the free public domain links below:
Notes on Nursing. Nightingale Public Domain Access

First Edition 1860:
AudioBook, LIbrivox:

Audio & eBook:

Analyze the application of nursing theory in evidence-based practice and research literature.

Assessed by: Discussion Question below
Alligood:-this is the textbook for this class. ( I attached eBook files)
Ch. 22, then Ch. 3
Butts, J. B. (2014). Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing (2nd ed.). Jones & Bartlett: Sudbury, MA.
Chapter 5
SlideShare from 2nd Edition ( I attached eBook files)

Remember when you first learned about theories in school? There was the Big Bang Theory, the Theory of Evolution, Newton’s Universal Law of Gravitation (law is a theory that is so universally accepted that it is considered an absolute), Archimedes’ Buoyancy Principle, and the Three Laws of Thermodynamics. You can probably describe them even if you don’t have them memorized.

You also probably remember Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development, Erikson’s Eight Stages of Psychosocial Development, and Pavlov’s Theory of Learning. There are many more that you have been exposed to in your education.

What makes them theories? How do you identify a theory? As a practicing nurse, can you identify the concepts and propositions of the theories of Orem, Watson, Roy, Henderson, Peplau, Leininger, Rogers, and Nightingale? What makes them theories and what makes them nursing theories? As a scholar within a profession, your decisions and practice are based upon the theories of the profession. Research using quantitative measures is used to test theories.

Qualitative research is used to create theory. The practice of nursing is based upon well-documented and supported theories with evidence well-established in peer-reviewed literature. A nursing scholar with an advanced degree must be intimately familiar with nursing theory, how to evaluate it, and how to use it.
1 Discussion Question – Experiences Implementing or Applying Nursing Theory into Practice
Discussion Prompt

Discuss any experience you have had with implementing or applying nursing theory into practice in current or past employment situations.


Initial Post:

Length: A minimum of 250 words, not including references
Citations: At least one high-level scholarly reference in APA from within the last 5 years