Week 7: Nursing Theory Applied to Evidence
This week we are focusing on the application of nursing theories to evidence-based practice. In
NR 500, you explored an area of interest related to your selected specialty track (Family nurse
practitioner). You then identified an issue/concern related to that area of interest. For this
discussion: select a nursing theory or model that can be used as a framework to support the
resolution of your identified issue/concern. (Let’s choose Jean Watson’s theory of caring).
In your initial response, address the following:
How the selected nursing theory or model is relevant to your specialty track
A brief description of the issue/concern
How the selected nursing theory or model can be used to guide the resolution of the
Include an example from the literature or your own experience to illustrate your points.
Remember to include at least one outside scholarly source.
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