NS 805 - Application and Evaluation of Theory in Nursing

This course provides a general introduction to the philosophy of science as it applies to social and human phenomena. The history and process of theory development is discussed and various theories of nursing are analyzed and critiqued. Emphasis is placed on the application of nursing theories related to QSEN, IOM, Healthy People 2020, and evidence-based practice in a variety of settings. Through integrating theory and practice, students are given the opportunity to formulate their own personal application of theory in professional, education, research and service activities.

Semester hours: 2.0

Prerequisites:

  • GR 798 - Essentials of Scholarly Writing
  • NS 807 - Theories and Concepts of Advanced Practice Roles

Last updated: 07/30/2019