Month: November 2020

Public Health or Community Nursing

Public Health or Community Nursing Theories and Models Neuman’s Systems Model Nightingale’s Environment Theory Orem’s Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory Pender’s Health Promotion Model Rogers’ Theory of Unitary Human Beings Roy’s Adaptation Model of Nursing Erickson’s Modeling and Role Modeling Theory King’s Theory of Goal Attainment Orlando’s Nursing Process Discipline Theory Peplau’s Theory of Interpersonal Relations […]

Casey’s Model of Nursing

Anne Casey is an English nurse who developed a nursing theory known as Casey’s Model of Nursing. The model was developed in 1988 while she was working in pediatric oncology at the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. Casey’s Model of Nursing focuses on the nurse working in partnership with the child and his or […]

Energy Theory and Nursing

Dr. Carl O. Helvie is an RN who has developed a new theory for the practice of nursing. Dr. Helvie specializes in alternative medicine treatments and his theory is designed to support this type of care. However, his nursing theory can be applied to any type of nursing care. He holds a PhD in nursing […]

Humanistic Model

Many models or approaches to nursing look at the patient as a whole person rather than simply an illness or injury. This approach, called a holistic or humanistic approach, helps foster mental and emotional health in addition to physical health. Humanistic nursing theories have a foundation in the belief that patients can grow in a […]

Health as Expanding Consciousness

Newman’s Health as Expanding Consciousness arose from Rogers’ Theory of Unitary Human Beings. It was stimulated by concern for those for whom health as the absence of disease or disability is simply not possible. The model has progressed to include the health of all people, regardless of the presence or absence of disease. Newman’s theory […]

Modeling and Role Modeling Theory

The Modeling and Role Modeling Theory was developed by Helen Erickson, Evelyn M. Tomlin, and Mary Anne P. Swain. It was first published in 1983 in their book Modeling and Role Modeling: A Theory and Paradigm for Nursing. The theory enables nurses to care for and nurture each patient with an awareness of and respect […]

Health Behavioral Theory

The Behavior System Model of Nursing was developed by Dorothy E. Johnson. It stresses the importance of research-based knowledge about the effect of nursing care on patients. When she first proposed the theory in 1968, she explained that it was to foster “the efficient and effective behavioral functioning in the patient to prevent illness.” Johnson […]

Lydia Hall Theory

The Care, Cure, Core Theory of Nursing was developed by Lydia Hall, who used her knowledge of psychiatry and nursing experiences in the Loeb Center as a framework for formulating the theory. It contains three independent but interconnected circles: the core, the care, and the cure. The core is the patient receiving nursing care. The […]

Holistic Nursing

Holistic Nursing Theories and Models King’s Theory of Goal Attainment Neuman’s Systems Model Rogers’ Theory of Unitary Human Beings Nightingale’s Environment Theory Hall’s Care, Cure and Core Theory Parse’s Human Becoming Theory Roy’s Adaptation Model of Nursing Johnson’s Behavior System Model Orem’s Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory Erickson’s Modeling and Role Modeling Theory Newman’s Health as […]