4590306325 Hypertension in African American Women and Doretha Orem's Self Care Theory.docx

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HYPERTENSION IN BLACK WOMEN AND OREM’S SELF-CARE THEORY 1 Hypertension in Black Women and Orem’s Self Care Theory Institutional Affiliation Student’s Name
HYPERTENSION IN BLACK WOMEN AND OREM’S SELF-CARE THEORY 2 Hypertension in Black Women and Orem’s Self Care Theory Hypertension is one of the most prevalent chronic conditions almost across the globe. Therefore promoting self-care is one of the primary goals in BP control. Dorothea Orem's self- care nursing theory is essential in controlling hypertension as it promotes self-management leading to positive outcomes. According to Dorothea Orem's nursing theory, individuals should learn and develop practical skills to manage their daily care. When applying this model to African American women Drevenhorn et al. (2015), suggest that black women should be counseled on improving their lifestyle in regards to their diet, exercises, liquor consumption, and stress to lower escalated

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