You are at liberty to select any nursing. theory to critique:
o Betty Neuman –
o Dorothea Orem – Self-Care Deficit Theory
o Dorothy Johnson – Behaviorial System Model
o Faye G. Abdallah – Patient-Centered Approaches
o Florence Nightingale Environmental Model
o Hildegard Peplau – Interpersonal Process
o Ida Jean Orlando – Nursing Process
o Imogene King –
o Jean Watson – Nursing as Caring Theory
o Madeleine Lininger – Theory of Culture Care
Diversity and Universality
o Margaret Newman – Health Expanding
o Martha Rogers – Science of Unitary of Human
o Nola Pender
o Patricia Benner
o Rosemarie Parse
o Sister Callista Roy – Adaptation Model
o Virginia Henderson
Your critique must address and have the following Topics/Headings:
Meaning (30 pts.)
the main ideas of the theory (should include the assumptions under which the
are the main concepts?
are the main relationships between the concepts?
do different concepts affect each other?
Origins of the Theory (30
was going on in the profession of nursing or in American society that may have
influenced the theory?
values, theories, evidence, and/or existing knowledge did the theorist cite as
support for the theory? (ONE SOURCE CITATION HERE)
motivated the theorist to write the theory?
approach to theory development did the theorist use?
Usefulness (20 pts.)
useful is this theory in practice?
the theory practical and helpful to nursing?
it contribute to understanding and predicting outcomes?
an example/case study where this theory could be used. (ONE SOURCE CITATION HERE)
Testability (10 pts.)
testable is this theory?
this theory generated research? How many and what types of studies?
one example of a study done using the theory? (ONE SOURCE CITATION HERE)
types of statements are the propositions?
Overall Evaluation (10 pts.)
the theory comprehensive and specific?
general is the theory?
the strengths and weaknesses of the theory.
would you use or not use this theory in your own advanced practice? (Begin to
think about your presentation “Synthesis of Nursing Theory”).
MINIMUM THREE CITATIONS SPECIFIC
TO THE QUESTIONS ASKED however free to use as many citations as possible desired.
APA 7th format.
Your critique paper must address the five (5)