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How are nursing theories and nursing models similar? Where do they differ?

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As you compare nursing theories and nursing models, they seem to both embrace the value of strong foundations and frameworks underlying what nurses believe, how they act, etc.

Research defines a Nursing theory as "the body of knowledge that is used to support nursing practice" (http://currentnursing.com/nursing_theory/introduction.html). In contrast, experts define Nursing models as "conceptual models, constructed of theories and concepts" (http://currentnursing.com/nursing_theory/introduction.html). To me, the models are branches or offshoots of the theories, kind of like the ...

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This solution differentiates between nursing theory and nursing models.

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