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Discussion 3.1: Application of a Grand TheoryAccording to Meleis, the grand theories are “systematic constructions of the nature of nursing,the mission of nursing, and the goals of nursing care”: it is a theory with broad scope andconstructed from clinical experiences, observations, collection of data, insights, and researchfindings (Meleis, 2018). King’s theory of goal attainment is an excellent example of grandtheory. Grand theory is an integral part of the nursing profession. Grand theories are the first setof theories, and nursing is built on the grand’s theories foundation and serves as a guideline fornursing practice. When comparing and contrast Imogene King's and Margaret Newman's theories, King's “Theoryof Goal Attainment” is a multidimensional focus on the personal/patient, interpersonal, andsocial systems/environment, which interacts with each other (Caceres, 2015). King gave a broadexplanation of the different factors that could interfere with goal achievement and its connection

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Term
Summer
Professor
Dr. Naser
Tags
Nursing, Imogene King, oncology nursing

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