Borrowed (non-nursing) Theories Applied to the Nursing Profession
While the focus of this course is nursing theory, frequently the use of non-nursing or borrowed theories occurs. Identify your future nursing practice area. Discuss how a specific non-nursing (borrowed) theory has been or could be applied by nurses (specific to practice focus) to effectively deal with an issue. Be sure to provide an example of how the non-nursing theory can be used to enhance the selected practice area.
Potential discussion topic focus areas:
- Family nurse practitioner
- clinical practice issues
- chronic illness, aging population, social determinants of health.