There is so much I feel I could brush up on in theory. Theory is definitely not one of my strong subjects. A few of my weaknesses are remembering all the theories. I also didn’t recall what the PICOT acronym was as well as a few of the other bullet points noted on the study guide. I have started looking up and reviewing the material listed with hopes of it helping me to pass the next exam.Nola Pender HPMNola Pender is an accomplished nursing theorist. She first attended Michigan State University in 1964 and 1965 to earn her bachelor and master’s degrees (Nursing Theory, 2013). In 1969, she earned her Ph.D. from Northwestern University. She is a professor emerita in the Division of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction at the University of Michigan School of Nursing. Widely published in a variety of texts and journals, Pender has six editions of her book on health promotion (Nursing Theory, 2013). Pender’s Health Promotion Model was to help nursing understand the major factors of health behavior to be used as a basis for behavioral counseling to promote healthier lifestyles (Pender, Murdaugh, & Parsons, 2011). The model
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