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A conceptualization of some aspect of nursing communicated for the purpose of describing, explaining, predicting, or prescribing nursing care
NURSING THEORY
Useful for designating priorties of care.
MASLOW'S HIERARCHY THEORY
List Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
1.MOST BASIC-PHYSIOLOGICAL NEEDS = AIR, WATER, FOOD.
2.SAFETY AND SECURITY =PHYSICAL/PSYCHOLOGICAL SECURITY
3.LOVE AND BELONGING = FRIENDSHIP OR SEXUAL LOVE
4.ESTEEM AND SELF ESTEEM=SELF-CONFIDENCE, USEFULSNESS
5.SELF-ACTUALIZATION=ACHIEVING POTENTIAL
Did not view nursing as being limited to the administration of medications and treatments but rather as being oriented toward providing fresh air, light warmth, cleanliness, quiet and adequate nutrition.(Descriptive Theory)
NIGHTINGALE'S NURSING THEORY
Theory that nursing is assisting the individual, sick or well, in the perforamnce of those activities that will contribute to health, recovery, or a peaceful death and that the individual would perform unaided if he or she had the necessary strength, will, or knowledge.
VIRGINIA HENDERSON'S NURSING THEORY
Theory that focuses on how the client adapts to illness and how actual or potential stress can affect the ability to adapt.
DOROTHY JOHNSON'S NURSING THEORY
This theory says an individual is in continous interaction with the environment and is a unified whole, possessing personal integrity and manifesting characteristics that are more than the sum of the parts
MARTHA ROGERS NURSING THEORY
This theory emphasizes client's self care needs defined as a learned, goal-oriented activity directed toward the self int he interest of maintaining life, health, development, and well-being.
DOROTHEA OREM'S NURSING THEORY
According to this theory, the goal of nursing is to hlep the person adapt to changes in physiological needs, self-concept, role function, and interdependent relations suring health and illness.
SISTER CALLISTA ROY'S NURSING THEORY