References Im, E.-O. & Ju Chang, S. (2012). Current trends in nursing theories .
Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 44: 156-164. doi:10.1111/j.1547-5069.2012.01440.x Show Less Instructor Romeo reply to Eric James Bolisay 3/9/2017 10:46:21 AM RE: Discussion Part Two Modified: 3/9/2017 10:47 AM Hi Eric, thank you for your response. Can you share a specific example of one nursing theory that Mary might utilize as an FNP, that she would have not used as an RN? I agree with you that as APN we use a combination of theories to guide our practice. I look forward to your update. Dr. Romeo Show Less Eric James Bolisay reply to Instructor Romeo 3/11/2017 6:01:49 PM RE: Discussion Part Two
The family nurse practitioner (FNP) works more independently than the registered nurse (RN), which brings expanded responsibilities to the FNP. Since Mary works in a large hospital as an RN, she may rely on other disciplines for certain patient services such as discharge planning. But as an FNP, Mary may take on the role of discharge planning herself. Using Callista Roy’s Adaptation Model, Mary must now evaluate external stimuli in the environment that may affect the patient’s health after discharge. The Roy Adaptation Model views the patient as a whole, and focuses on the balance between biological, psychological, and emotional factors (Rosińczuk, Kołtuniuk, Górska, & Uchmanowicz, 2015). References Rosińczuk, J., Kołtuniuk, A., Górska, M., & Uchmanowicz, I. (2015). The application of Callista Roy adaptation model in the care of patients with multiple sclerosis - case report. Journal of Neurological & Neurosurgical Nursing, 4(3), 121-129. doi:10.15225/PNN.2015.4.3.5 Show Less Samantha Kwilosz 3/8/2017 6:14:21 PM Week 2 Part 2 I would tell Mary that while studying to become an APN she will reexamine the theoretical foundation of nursing that she learned while obtaining her BSN and will take it a step further by seeing the challenges that nurses face
while in clinical settings that make it difficult to follow these learned methods (Advanced Nursing Theory: Nursing Theory vs. Nursing Practice, 2016). As an APN we will have a more independent role in seeing the patients than we previously had and we will have to learn how to adapt our knowledge accordingly. So Mary should consider that although the nursing theories that she learned in her BSN program are the same, they are the basis for nursing care and should always be reviewed. Since healthcare is always changing the theory will adapt to the changes. The class she will be taking now will teach her how to apply the theories in her future practice as an APN. Advanced Nursing Theory: Nursing Theory vs. Nursing Practice. (2016). Retrieved from - nursing-theory-vs-nursing-practice Show Less Instructor Romeo reply to Samantha Kwilosz 3/9/2017 11:02:32 AM RE: Week 2 Part 2
Hi Samantha, thanks for posting. What specific nursing theories do you think are most relevant to guide FNP practice for Mary? Is it just one theory or perhaps a combination of theories that we as FNPs utilize each day? Thanks Dr. Romeo Show Less Samantha Kwilosz reply to Instructor Romeo