Outline main ideas of the theory and the application in the nursing practice.

Outline main ideas of the theory and the application in the nursing practice.

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Ministry of Education

University of Hail

College of Nursing

المملكة العربية السعودية

وزارة التعليم

جامـعـة حـائل

كلية التمريض

Theoretical Foundation for Nursing (NURS 501)

Guide for Theory Critique – Written Assignment

GUIDELINES FOR THEORY CRITIQUE – WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT

The Theory Critique is an essay that you will systematically evaluate a theory on work’s effectiveness including what it does well and what it does poorly. You discuss your assigned theory and must read carefully specifically the unfamiliar terms or concepts. If you are unfamiliar with the terms and concepts, it requires you to do research related reading prior to writing the theory critique written assignment.

I. INTRODUCTION

State the title of the theory you are assigned to critique. The name of the theorist. Outline main ideas of the theory and the application in the nursing practice. State your own statement and your own idea about the theory.

e.g. The environment theory of Florence Nightingale is an excellent work

because the theory . . .

II. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION

· Clarity

· Consistency

· Simplicity/Complexity

III. DIAGRAM OF THEORY

The critique/analysis may look at whether the theory is:

· Visual and graphic presentation

· Logical representation

· Clarity

IV. CIRCLE OF CONTAGIOUSNESS

· Geographical origin of theory and geographical spread

· Influence of theorist versus theory.

V. USEFULNESS

Criteria

Unit of Analysis

Practice

· Direction

· Applicability

· Generalizability

· Cost Effectiveness

· Relevance

Research

· Consistency

· Testability

· Predictability

Education

· Philosophical statement

· Objectives

· Concepts

Administration

· Structure of care

· Organization of care

· Guidelines for patient care

· Patient classification system

VI. EXTERNAL COMPONENTS OF THEORY

Criteria

Units of Analysis

Personal Values

· Theorist implicit/explicit values

· Critic implicit/explicit values

Congruence with other professional values

· Complementarity

· Esotericism

· Competition

Congruence with social values

· Beliefs

· Values

· Customs

Social Significance

· Value of Humanity

VII. REFERENCES

Five (5) minimum references with APA format.

Please follow the cover page.

Title of the Theory

Theory Critique

Theoretical Foundation

NURS 501

Name of the Student

Name of the Professor

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