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Virginia Henderson »

Number of Pages: 3

A 3 page research paper that discusses the life and work of nursing theorist and educator Virginia Henderson. The writer includes brief biographical detail, but concentrates on discussing Henderson's contributions to nursing. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Virginia Henderson/Neonatal Application »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page essay that, first of all, addresses the parameters of the theoretical perspective on nursing that was developed by Virginia Henderson. The basic assumptions and major points of Henderson's theory are summarized, which includes briefly addressing how she perceives the four meta-paradigms of nursing (i.e., person, environment health and nursing). Then, a clinical ...

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Comparing Nursing Definitions of Virginia Henderson and Florence Nightingale »

Number of Pages: 6

A 7 page research paper that examines how Florence Nightingale (the nineteenth century founder of modern nursing) defined nursing as a discipline and how it was defined by twentieth century nursing theorist Virginia Henderson. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Virginia Henderson's Nursing Theory of Independence »

Number of Pages: 2

A 2 page paper which examines the nursing theory of independence, developed by renowned nursing scholar Virginia Henderson. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

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The Lasting Legacy of Nursing Theorist Virginia Henderson »

Number of Pages: 3

In three pages this paper examines the contributions of nursing theorist Virginia Henderson (1897-1996) and her impact on the field of modern nursing. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

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Nursing Contributions of Virginia Henderson »

Number of Pages: 3

The name Virginia Henderson is well known within the Nursing profession. During her long life she provided a great deal of pragmatic and evocative theories and guidelines for the practice of nursing. She was one of the first to encourage nurses to be actively involved in facilitating not only the care of the patient as ...

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Historical High-Points in Nursing History »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page research paper that offer five historical developments in nursing history. The writer discusses the contributions of Florence Nightingale, Agnes Hunt, Clara Barton, Hildegard Peplau and Virginia Henderson. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

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Nursing and Image »

Number of Pages: 4

A 4 page research paper that discusses the image of nursing and how this image should change. Examination of the literature on this topic suggests that the key to recruiting and retaining nurses, of both genders, is to reconcile the various images of nursing. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

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Applying Virginia Henderson's Nursing Theory »

Number of Pages: 3

3 pages in length. The writer briefly discusses Henderson's theory as it is applied to an attempted suicide patient. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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American Leadership as Personified by Steve Jobs and Virginia Henderson »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page research paper that profiles 2 American leaders: Steve Jobs of Apple Computers and nursing theorist and innovator Virginia Henderson. The writer offers a profile of each leader and argues that these two individuals exemplify leadership qualities. Henderson's work changed the entire perspective of modern day nursing, making it more patient-oriented and humanistic. ...

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Nursing History and Theorists »

Number of Pages: 8

8 pages in length. One's view of nursing as a discipline and approach to nursing practice is influenced by a particular theoretical/conceptual model. While all nursing models have elements in common, each model proposes a slightly different manner by which to view the essential nursing concepts and various approaches to nursing. Understanding the evolution ...

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Nightingale & Henderson »

Number of Pages: 3

A 3 page research paper that discusses the contributions to nursing of these two historical nursing figures, Nightingale and Henderson. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Nursing Research and Its Crucial Developments »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page research paper that examines several key developments in nursing research. This examination looks at some recent developments that demonstrate how nursing researchers are continuously expanding the boundaries of the profession before looking backward to a few of the key developments that brought nursing to where it is today. Bibliography lists 5 sources. ...

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Malpractice Lawsuits and Nursing »

Number of Pages: 11

An 11 page paper. Over the last several years, more malpractice lawsuits have been filed naming nurses. This essay discusses the legal issues nurses need to know about, the reasons for which a nurse can be sued, how to avoid lawsuits, and the fact that nurses need to have their own individual malpractice insurance policies. ...

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Long Term Nursing Home Care »

Number of Pages: 8

8 pages on nursing home care, the options available in selecting a long-term care facility, what to look for in choosing a nursing home, and some of the key specialty features that some nursing homes are known to offer (i.e., color-coded hallways, personal privacy, and even option for exercise). Also examined are recommended ways for ...

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Changing Image in the Nursing Profession »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page research paper that discusses the image of nursing and how this image should change. Examination of the literature on this topic suggests that the key to recruiting and retaining nurses, of both genders, is to reconcile the various images of nursing. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

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Websites on Nursing Theorists Margaret A. Newman, Betty Neuman, and Virginia Henderson »

Number of Pages: 3

In three pages this paper examines three websites in terms of research availability and publications, theoretical applicability, and theory attractiveness to the writer. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

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Overview of Roy Adaptation Model »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page research paper that presents an examination of literature, which offers an overview of the key components of the Roy Adaptation Model (RAM). The writer describes how the RAM addresses the nursing meta-paradigms of person, environment, health and nursing, as well as how Roy envisioned the principal component of her ...

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Self-Care Deficit Theory, Dorothea Orem »

Number of Pages: 10

This 10 page research paper offers a comprehensive overview of Dorothea Orem's Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory, which discusses its key components, establishes ties between theory, research and practice and describes relevance to nursing practice. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

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Nurse's Role : Patient Smoking Cessation »

Number of Pages: 12

A 12 page paper that focuses on the key role nurses play in helping patients stop smoking. The paper reports discussion articles, including the '5As' approach, qualitative research, including case studies, and quantitative research all of which include information on the success of nurses in helping patients. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

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Albert Bandura's Theories and Nursing »

Number of Pages: 11

Bandura's concepts are compared with other theorists' such as Lawler and Piaget in this 11 page analysis. Bandura's premise that self-efficacy expectations are the most important influences on motivation is highlighted. All theories are discussed as related to the nursing profession and the key elements of individualism, environment, society and health are discussed in relationship ...

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Retention/Recruitment & Canadian Nursing Shortage »

Number of Pages: 8

An 8 page research paper that discusses Canada’s nursing shortage. There is currently a severe nursing shortage in all of the industrialized countries of the Western world, including Canada. Experts predict that the nursing shortage in Canada will worse over the course of the next decade and this prediction appears to be accurate as the ...

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Nursing Shortage in Canada »

Number of Pages: 4

A 4 page research paper that explores the nursing shortage, focusing on Canada. There is a worldwide nursing shortage that is seriously affecting healthcare and healthcare in Canada is deeply affected. The nursing shortage in Canada is expected to worsen over the course of the next decade. Already the number of registered nurses (RNs) ...

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Transcultural Model of Nursing »

Number of Pages: 4

A 4 page paper. Madeline Leininger introduced the transcultural nursing theory. This paper reports the background for the theory, the key principles in the theory and the intended outcomes. The writer comments on applying this model. Bibliography lists 4 sources. PGleini9.rtf

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APRN Working to Their Full Extent »

Number of Pages: 10

A 10 page paper. Authorizing Advanced Practice Registered Nurses to diagnose and prescribe medications has been an issue of contention for many years. This position paper focuses on the state of Virginia and provides a definition and explanation of the issue, ethics regarding the issue, consequences if something is not changed, barriers, possible conflicts ...

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Various Types of Nursing Roles »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page research paper that looks at various nursing roles. A pertinent question to nursing practice is what, specifically, should a patient expect from his/her nurse. This question can be examined from the standpoint of the scope of nursing practice for both registered nurses (RNs) and advanced practice nurses, such as nurse practitioners (NPs). ...

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Theory Analysis/Peplau »

Number of Pages: 4

A 4 page research paper that summarizes and evaluates Hildegard Peplau's nursing theory, the Theory of Interpersonal Relations. The writer describes its key elements and then offers brief evaluation, with examples of its application. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Nurse and the Future of Canadian Health Care »

Number of Pages: 21

This is a 21 page paper discussing how nursing as a professional group may influence the changes and recommendations in the Romanow report for the future of health care in Canada. On November 28, 2002, Roy Romanow and the Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada released its final report. This report highlights ...

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Malpractice and the Nursing Profession »

Number of Pages: 4

A 4 page paper discussing the growing trend toward naming nurses in malpractice claims, reviewing current literature on the subject and making recommendations for the future. It is a common view that greater numbers can be attracted with higher salaries, and that appears to be true to a point. Beyond that point, however, ...

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Nursing Practice and Pain Management Research »

Number of Pages: 10

A 10 page paper discussing putting research into nursing practice. There is much research done in the name of furthering practice technique and nursing values. Not all research is of the quality it should be, but even that which is still is difficult to incorporate into practice in many instances. Increasing projects ...

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Overview of Family Health Nursing »

Number of Pages: 6

A 6 page research paper that discusses this area of nursing. The World Health Organization (WHO) in Europe introduced the concept of the Family Health Nurse (FHN) in 1998 as a possible means for promoting and strengthening health among families (Macduff and West, 2005). It was proposed that this new type of nurse would make ...

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7 Nursing Theory Issues »

Number of Pages: 28

28 pages in length. The writer discusses seven separate issues: Nursing's Ways of Knowing; Nursing's Body of Knowledge; What is Nursing Theory?; Analysis and Critique of Nursing Theory; Analysis and Critique of Family Nursing Theory; Nursing Theory and Research; and Nursing Theory and Practice. Bibliography lists 21 sources.

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Personal Philosophy of Nursing »

Number of Pages: 3

A 3 page essay that offers a template for a student nurse to use in writing about his/her personal nursing philosophy. A nurse’s beliefs “regarding humanity, values, the nature of nursing, the focus of nursing, the goals of practice and the focus of nursing research and education” collectively formulate a personal philosophy of nursing that ...

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Family Health Intervention and Nursing Diagnosis »

Number of Pages: 5

This 5 page paper provides an overview of nursing diagnoses for a woman named "Betty," who has had a heart attack and has family problems and anxiety over the belief she will have another. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Benner’s Novice to Expert Theory of Nursing »

Number of Pages: 7

A 7 page research paper that examines and discusses the Novice to Expert theory of Patricia Benner, which, as its names implies, focuses on the process of professional development that charts the evolution of a novice to an expert nurse. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Nursing Research and Practice Model »

Number of Pages: 4

A 4 page paper that explains some of the key components in the Roy Adaptation Model of nursing research and practice. The essay also reviews an article and critiques it based on Roy’s framework. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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Nursing Management/Retention Issues »

Number of Pages: 6

A 6 page research paper in which the writer explores and summarizes various strategies hat can be employed by nursing management. The problems with turnover and nurse retention that have been have been typical of this nursing unit over the last several years are actually quite typical of the country as a whole, as nationally, ...

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Peplau and Orem/Core Concepts »

Number of Pages: 3

A 3 page research paper that discusses the theories of Hildegard Peplau and Dorothea Orem, who are two of the nursing profession’s most influential theorists. Peplau’s Interpersonal Nursing Theory and Orem’s Self-Care Deficit Theory have for decades provided nurses with a foundational understanding of nursing that has facilitated both everyday nursing care and nursing research. ...

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Nursing Leadership, Advocacy & Responsibilities »

Number of Pages: 7

A 7 page research paper that discusses nursing leadership. Superlative nursing leadership translates into staff nurses feeling empowered to do deliver a high level of patient care. When nurses are trained in leadership concepts they feel better prepared to be advocates for their patients and challenge the authoritarian status quo. This examination of literature considers ...

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Patient Care Ethics and Nursing Management »

Number of Pages: 8

This 8 page paper considers the issue of nursing shortages in nursing management and assesses the ethical implications of the use of nursing assistants and certified nurses aides in place of nurses. This paper considers the management issues as well as the ethical problems that stem from this type of focus, and also attempts ...

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Surgical ICU Clinical Practice and Theoretical Nursing Models »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page research paper that discusses applying nurse models to ICU clinical practice. Applying nursing theory, that is, theoretical frameworks proposed by nursing theorists such as Neuman, Orem and Roy, to clinical practice has been a longstanding focus of attention within nursing scholarship (Smith 16). The following examination of three nursing theories, specifically ...

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Expansion of Paper on Nursing Delegation and Shared Governance »

Number of Pages: 14

A 14 page expansion of a 4-page paper by the same name. The health care facility that maintains a shared governance model is able to make greater use of all the resources available to it. Typically, each patient care department of a facility such as this has a nurse manager who serves as ...

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Advanced Practice Nursing and Leadership »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page paper arguing the appropriateness of using advanced practice nurses in leadership roles. Advanced practice nurses are more qualified for leading nurses than are non-nurses or nurses lacking the managerial training that advanced practice nurses receive in pursuit of their advanced standing certification. Moreover, active RNs, LPNs and CNAs understand that ...

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Studies and Recommendations on Burnout of Nurses in Oman and Other Countries »

Number of Pages: 4

This is a 4 page paper discussing nurses’ burnout. Nurses’ burnout is a global problem which is considered more severe in developing countries due to the initial high patient nurse ratio and the increased number of health care workers which leave developing countries for other opportunities. While the Sultanate of Oman has a fairly large ...

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Nurse Leadership, Clinical Pathways, Discharge Planning, and Quality Management »

Number of Pages: 12

A 12 page discussion of these nursing concepts as revealed in several key articles from the literature. The author of this paper provides a brief synopsis of three articles and one article has been selected for a more detailed discussion of how its findings pertain to preparation for practice as an RN and what ...

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Faculty Shortages and Shortages in Nursing »

Number of Pages: 8

An 8 page research paper that discusses the nursing shortage and how it relates to a similar shortage of nursing educators. In order make-up for the tremendous nursing shortage that is evidence across the country, universities and colleges are offering a greater number of accelerated baccalaureate nursing programs, according to the American Association of Colleges ...

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Nursing Research Developments »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page research paper that explores key developments in the history of nursing research, beginning with Nightingale and continuing to the present. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Nursing Profession and Men »

Number of Pages: 8

An 8 page research paper that examines the topic of male nursing. According to the American Nurses Association, the number of male student nurses has substantially increased, as male enrollment in nursing schools doubled between 1980 and 1992 (Hawke 56). Nevertheless, the problem typically encountered by males in a female-dominated profession continue to plague ...

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Philosophy of Nursing and Values »

Number of Pages: 5

A 5 page paper discussing the values and philosophy of nursing, as well as nursing as a profession. Much of the focus of development of nursing over the past century has been on professionalism that has been based on theory and practice, while education, licensing and standards of care have addressed technical expertise requirements. ...

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Canada and the Problem of Hospital Nursing Shortages »

Number of Pages: 8

This 8 page paper considers the issue of nursing shortages in the hospital setting and the implications for the nursing profession in Canada. This paper argues that the move of nurses into other service areas and the changing nature of nursing services has resulted in reductions in the number of nurses currently working in ...

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