Compatibility Of Theory Of Human Caring

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Compatibility of Theory of Human Caring Friary Nguyen Submitted to Dr. Roger Green DNP, FNP, PMHNP, FAANP in partial fulfillment of NR623F_ Leadership in Health Care Systems Regis University April 17, 2016 Compatibility of Theory of Human Caring Nursing theories are as numerous as the diverse practices of nursing. The beauty of having a treasury of nursing theories is that where one theory may be applicable for one situation, another may be more appropriate and compatible for another. To be able to analyze and use a nursing theory as a framework for nursing practices enables the art and science of nursing to develop and prosper in healthcare and healthcare education. The objective of this paper is to analyze Jean Watson’s Theory of Human Caring and weigh its compatibility with practices in the practicum experience of online teaching and learning in geriatric certification courses at Regis University, Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions (RHCHP), Loretto-Heights School of Nursing (LHSON). Assumption of Theory of Human Caring Human caring is the broad foundation under which Jean Watson’s nursing theory grows and develops. Major concepts of this grand nursing theory includes transpersonal caring relationships, evolving consciousness and 10 carative factors. The concept of transpersonal relationships allow the theory to be applicable to any type of organizational structure whether bureaucratic or flat. So long as there is human interaction, the
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