The Orem 's Theory Of Self Care

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By the end of this presentation, the learner will be able to: υ Define self-care and self-compassion υ Explain briefly the need for self-care and self-compassion teaching υ Explain the Orem’s theory of self-care deficit υ Explain how theory reinforces need for education
By the end of this presentation, the learner will be able to briefly explain the need for self-care and self-compassion in nurses and why nurses need to be educated. There is also a need to be able to explain the Orem’s theory of self-care deficit. If any, what are the goals of the self-care deficit theory? Leaners should be able to identify how self-care deficit theory supports the teaching of self-care and self compassion in nurses.

υ Educate nurses on the need for
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υ Born 1914 in Baltimore, US υ Early 1930s - Diploma Providence Hospital – Washington, DC υ 1939 & 1945 - BSN & MSN Catholic University of America υ 1945 – MSN Ed., Catholic University of America υ Several honorary Doctorate degrees υ Distinguished nursing career (Taylor, 2007).
Dorothea E. Orem developed the Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory between 1959 and 2001. This theory is also known as Orem Model of Nursing. Dorothea Orem’s theory of self-care deficit is a grand nursing theory because of the scope of the theory. The care-deficit theory covers a board scope with concept that can be applied by the nurse and patient to all area of nursing care. Dorothea Orem presented the concept of self-care, self- care deficit, and nursing agency as a framework to understand and interpret experiences. The central philosophy of the Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory is that all patients want and need to care for themselves.
Orem was born in 1914 and she earned her nursing diploma, BSN, MSN and many Honorary Doctorate degrees. Orem nursing care was a distinguished one.

υ Theory of self care υ Theory of self care deficit υ The theory of nursing systems. (O’Shaughnessy, 2014
Orem’s theory of self care deficit comprises of the theory of self care, theory of self care deficit and the theory of nursing systems. The theory of self care
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