Essay about Nursing Theory
Nursing Theory: Explanation and Relevance to Nursing Practices
Azusa Pacific University
Theoretical Foundations for Nursing
May 20, 2009
Merriam Webster defines the word "theory" as "a belief, policy, or procedure proposed or followed as the basis of action." There are various categories of theories accepted and practiced throughout the world and throughout professional practices today. One example of a type of theory is a nursing theory. However, some might not be fully aware of what a nursing theory entails, examples of such, and the relevance of nursing theories. This paper will explain these matters. What is a nursing theory? A nursing theory is an …show more content…
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