Metaparadigm theories of nursing

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Describe the definition of nursing as put forward by the American Nurses Association. How does it address the metaparadigm theories of nursing?

The American Nursing Association is a professional organization representing world-wide registered nurses with a mission to improve health for all. The ANA defines nursing as "the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities and populations" (ANA, 2013).

According to Creasia and Friberg (2011), "All theories have the potential to make substantial contributions to the nursing profession by enhancing
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