4 Concepts In Nursing
These are used to explain theories in various disciplines. You have both psychological and biological disciplines. The Psychological discipline talks about personality, intelligence, and cognition while biological discipline involves cells species a protoplasm. (Dubin, 1978). There are four concepts in nursing theory influencing nursing practice. These concepts include patient, Environment, Health and Nursing goals, roles, and functions. With the most important one being the person. However, to improve practice in healthcare, conceptual clarity is highly recommended. This clarity refers to the rigorous process called concept development. As Healthcare professional it is important to develop scientiﬁc research from high key concepts relating to the field of interest. Concept analysis is about studying the meaning of the Concept with the purpose of resolving gaps and providing a better understanding. The Concepts range from concrete to abstract on a continuum. Concepts can be variable or a nonvariable The concept of caring would be considered a variable concept. (McEwen & Wills, …show more content…
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