How might Roy’s theory influence the practice of nursing?
Roy’s principle of “cosmic unity” shifts the emphasis of system actions from system maintenance, as outlined in General systems theory, to purposefulness of human existence. What does this mean to you? How is unity defined by Roy? The Assumptions of Roy include philosophic, scientific, and cultural. Does this relate to your practice? How might Roy’s theory influence the practice of nursing? “Currently Roy (2015) views the 21st century as a time of transition, transformation, and need for spiritual vision” (p. 155). Do you agree? Disagree? Provide an example, Smith M. C., & Parker, M. E. (Eds.). (2015). Nursing theories and nursing practice (4th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company.