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nursing theories

Compare and analyze the concept definitions among the selected theories.

Discuss the concept in depth based on the theorists' views noting that one concept can have multiple meanings, depending upon the theorist's viewpoint

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Let's look at the concept of caring through the eyes of two nursing theorists, Watson and Orem.

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1. Discuss the concept in depth based on the theorists' views noting that one concept can have multiple meanings, depending upon the theorist's viewpoint.

In Dorothea Orem- Self-Care Model, caring is clearly defined in terms of self-care, and the role the nurse plays in this process, including:

? Self-care comprises those activities performed independently by an individual to promote and maintain person well-being
? Self care agency is the individual's ability to perform self care activities
? Self- care deficit occurs when the person cannot carry out self-care
? The nurse then meets the self-care needs by acting ...

Solution Summary

Discusses the core concept common to two or more nursing theories in depth based on the theorists' views noting that one concept can have multiple meanings, depending upon the theorist's viewpoint.

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