Concept on synthesis on personal nursing philosopy
This will help you identify your own values and beliefs about the established metaparadigms and metatheories of the discipline. It will also help you identify and articulate concepts relevant to your specific practice. This paper is intended to be an exercise in clarification and organization of your professional foundation. You are also required to provide a list of assumptions from personal nursing practice that illustrate the concepts and framework of your theory.
The Four Metaparadigms: Identification, discussion, and documentation from the literature of your perspective on the basic four metaparadigms/concepts of patient, nurse, health, and environment.
Two Practice-Specific Concepts: Identification, discussion, and documentation from the literature of your perspective on at least two other concepts specific to your own practice.
List of Propositions: A numbered list of at least five propositions or assumption statements that clearly connect the concepts described.
Consider the following questions as you complete your various tasks related to this assignment.
How do I define and employ the four basic metaparadigms of nursing theory in my professional practice?
What are the major concepts I employ that are unique to my professional practice?
What philosophies and theories from the literature of nursing and other disciplines/domains are consistent with these concepts?
How are the concepts of transcultural nursing, the health promotion model, skill acquisition, role theory, and change theory specifically integrated into my philosophy and practice?
What research supports these theories and concepts?
How do I integrate role and change theory into my professional practice and how may these theories be applied to the organization in which I practice?
Quality of Essay
Enlisted the four metaparadigms. 8
The essay included a definition of the four metaparadigms of nursing with reference to professional practice. 8
The essay mentioned how the metapardigms were employed in nursing practice. 8
The essay enlisted two practice-specific concepts. 8
The essay included clinical examples for each of the chosen concepts. 8
The clinical examples illustrated the concepts in a manner, which further clarified the students use of the conceptual material. 8
The essay demonstrated consistency between concepts, assumptions, and clinical application. 8
The essay identified and discussed students perspective on two other concepts specific to their practice. 8
The essay included a numbered list of at least 5 propositions or assumptions. 8
The concepts were connected and integrated to reveal a meaningful sequence. 8
The essay demonstrated clarification and organization of the students professional foundation. 8
The essay demonstrated evidence of critical thinking in analysis and response. 8
The essay demonstrated understanding and integration of lecture material, reading assignments, and sources consulted. 8
Essay was well written, well organized, and articulate. 8
The paper clearly demonstrated understanding of theoretical principles (i.e., concept development, definitions, assumptions, etc.) 3
The paper revealed clarity, organization, and articulation of ideas. 3
The paper showed that ideas were well-documented. 3
The paper revealed the breadth of research effort. 2
The paper demonstrated appropriate use of APA format in references and citations.