In this assignment, you are to select a theory of nursing that fits with your understanding of effective nursing values and practices. Prepare a thorough review of the theory, including a discussion of how this theory will guide your planning to implement the theory in your work as a nurse, will inform you anticipation of barriers to implementation and will assist you in creating a plan to evaluate the effectiveness of care provided while employing this theory.(Imogene king’s theory of goal attainment)
Use the following process to guide your work:
Select one nursing theory that is useful to your practice setting.
Research the literature for refereed journal articles (include current, classic – by theorist, and relevant scholarly sources) that discuss the use of the theory in practice. Use a sufficient number of scholarly sources in your paper, but at least five.
Critically review the nursing theory and develop a plan for how you would utilize this theory in your practice. Be sure to include thoughts related to holistic spiritual nursing care. (Use Chapter 3 of Smith & Parker to review theory.)
In a 6-8 page (not including the title and reference pages, no abstract required for this paper) 6th edition APA paper using spelling/grammar following APA guidelines:
Introduction (Overview, purpose, your rationale for selecting the nursing theory, and plan for paper)
Synthesis of selected nursing theory
Examine the nursing theory’s components
Design plan for implementing nursing theory into practice
Anticipate potential barriers/challenges to implementation
Create plan for evaluating the effectiveness of care provided using this nursing theory
Summary (explain how you have met the purpose of this paper