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    What is the link between nursing concepts and nursing theory?

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    1. I am enrolled in a graduate nursing course and would like to know the answer to the following question: What is the link between nursing concepts and nursing theory?

    The main link between nursing concepts and nursing theory is research, as research creates theories, which creates nursing concepts. Nursing concepts must be rooted in nursing theory (which is informed by other disciplines as well). Let's take a closer look.

    The concepts of nursing are threefold: Persons, Health, and the Environment. These concepts can be original or come from theories from different disciplines (e.g., culture from sociological and anthropological theory, stress from psychology, and so on) as they relate to nursing and health. Nursing theories are developed after testing the concepts empirically.

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