Week 14 Assignments
Please read chapters 29, 30, and 31 in your Smith and Parker textbook. Additionally, please review the supplemental links provided below. Utilize this time to become familiar with the presented theorists and think who their framework models will apply to our current nursing environment.
Introduction to Barrett Power Theory
Part 1 of 2: Marlaine Smith, Co-Editor of Caring in Nursing Classics, Discusses Her Book
Part 2 of 2: Marlaine Smith Discusses the Evolution of Caring Science
Caring science and the science of unitary human beings: A trans-theoretical discourse for nursing knowledge development
Theory of Caring: Kristen M. Swanson
Swanson Theory of Caring
Discussion Question #8 Original Due Saturday at 2359
This assignment is worth 1 Points
After reviewing our three nursing theorists presented this week in chapters 29, 30, and 31. Let’s reflect upon the events that are taking place in healthcare today (Covid-19 Pandemic). Which theorist would you select to construct a framework for care of your staff and patients? Please explain why with examples.
***Think about some of the concepts involved. Examples include fear, isolation, family separation, being pregnant and exposed to the virus, psychological issues, guilt, impacted care standards.
Please remember to post your original response, followed by two separate responses to your colleagues on separate days. Remember your citations and follow the course grading rubric. I am thanking everyone in advance for their outstanding work as always.