Nursing Theory: Application to Nursing Practice
Nursing theory is the foundation of knowledge for the direction and delivery of nursing care and is used to describe, explain, predict and develop a plan of nursing care. This program presents the learner with important concepts about how nursing theory is applied to the care of patients.
After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
- Define nursing theory and gain an understanding of its importance and application
- Define and distinguish between "grand theories" and mid-range theories
- Implement an expanded nursing assessment
- Perform appropriate nursing interventions and evaluations