NR510 week 2 Part 2 - Discussion two Part two Mary wrote All nursing theories are the same and certainly there is no connection to APN practice How

NR510 week 2 Part 2 - Discussion two Part two Mary wrote...

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Discussion two Part two: Mary wrote, “All nursing theories are the same and certainly there is noconnection to APN practice.” How would you respond? Develop a logical response to Mary’s post.Provide evidence to support your arguments. There are so many great nursing theories to support healthcare and an advanced practicing nurse.Nursing theories offer perspectives on the art and science of professional nursing and provide conceptualframeworks for clinical practice (King & Kornusky, 2016). Theory provides the foundation of thenursing profession. Various nursing theories exist and can be applied in numerous clinical scenarios:The professional advancement model, also known as the novice-expert model, was developed by Bennerto support the principles of nursing practice, education, evaluation, and professional development andleadership (Mennella, 2016). New nurses practitioners need guidance and reassurance that they doingtheir job accurately and efficiently. Working long hour shifts caring for ill patients can be overwhelming and exhausting. If a nursepractitioner does not feel supported in his or her work environment burnout can happen quickly.Swanson’s theory of caring consist of five processes including, “knowing, being with, doing for,enabling, and maintaining belief” (Moffa, 2015, p. 64). Hildegard Peplau’s theory of Interpersonal Relations in Nursing focuses upon the quality of the nurse-patient relationship as one of the main elements of nursing. In order to provide effective care, the nursepractitioner must take inventory of her/his own behaviors when interacting with the client (e.g., biases,comparing, competing, taking advantage, expectations, avoidance of certain topics/skills, avoiding the
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