Theory to Practice Literature Review

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THEORY TO PRACTICE LITERATURE REVIEW A PAPER SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE NURS 5013 – THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS IN THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF THE PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF NURSING BY HARSHAL THOMAS, BSN, RN HOUSTON, TEXAS March 3, 2014 DeMonica Junious, PhD, RN, CNE INTRODUCTION This paper is a systematic presentation of nursing theories based on literature review. The purpose of this paper is to describe how nursing theories are applied in administrative practice. It will help to generate further nursing knowledge. Nursing theory can help patients, managers and other healthcare professionals to recognize the unique contribution that nurses make to…show more content…
None of these four clients required hospitalization or extensive treatment for pressure sores or skin tears (Brillhart, 2005). Orem’s theory could be used in my administrative practice by recommending a team approach to care with detailed documentation. Also providing frequent re-education which can include lectures on prevention of pressure sores, graphics depicting pressure sore stages, demonstration of transfer techniques, schedules for toileting or diaper change. To ensure good communication among care providers regarding any skin condition change and early treatment (Brillhart, 2005). The effect of mentoring on career satisfaction of registered nurses and intent to stay in the nursing profession Mariani (2007) study used a combination of descriptive comparative and correlational designs to study the effects of mentoring on career and to explore the relationship between career satisfaction and intent to stay in the nursing profession. Peplau’s theory of interpersonal relations was used as a framework for this study. The main goal of the theory was to incorporate existing theories of interpersonal relations into a nursing model which focused on person to person interaction. Peplau discussed the three overlapping phases of interpersonal relationship, which include: orientation, working phase and termination. The author used Peplau’s theory as it supported the concept of a knowledge that exists in the mentoring relationship and the
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