Middle-Range Theories

Nursing Theories and Middle-Range Theories

Considering the nursing theory you discussed last week (Legacy of Florence Nightingale environment theory)(or a new one if you desire) describe how you would apply that nursing theory as a basis for nursing actions related to your practice change idea (that you developed in a problem statement and PICOT in weeks 1 and 2. SEE THE ATTACHED PROBLEM STATEMENT.

Specifically relate theoretical concepts to the elements of your problem statement — how does the theory guide your ideas about the problem, etiology, population, intervention and outcomes?

An example would be to explain how Roy’s adaptation model describes the victim of lateral violence in the work place. How does the model recommend assessing a victim’s adaptation range and what modes of assessment (physiologic, self concept, role and interdependence) would the nurse use to determine how positive coping can take place?