Explore Holistic Nursing Practice (HNP) And A Specific Nursing Caring Theory In This Case (Theory Of Human Caring By Jean Watson)

Caring is the essence of nursing. As such, holistic nursing practice, described as nursing care that focuses on the wellness of the mind, body, and spirit, should be aligned with the concepts of caring. The purpose of this paper is to explore holistic nursing practice (HNP) and a specific nursing caring theory in this case (Theory of Human Caring by Jean Watson) and to align the core values of HNP with the concepts of a nursing caring theory. The guidelines for this paper are located below see attachment and follow directions.

The paper should be no more than ten (10) pages, using appropriate APA format with intext citation and references within the last 5 years.

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Final Paper: Alignment Holistic Nursing Practice with Nursing Caring Theory

Caring is the essence of nursing. As such, holistic nursing practice, described as nursing care that focuses

on the wellness of the mind, body, and spirit, should be aligned with the concepts of caring. The purpose

of this paper is to explore holistic nursing practice (HNP) and a specific nursing caring theory (selected by

the student) and to align the core values of HNP with the concepts of a nursing caring theory. The

guidelines for this paper are located below. The paper should be no more than ten (10) type-written

pages, using appropriate APA format.

Criteria Points

A. Introduction a. Define Holistic Nursing Practice b. History of Holistic Nursing c. Describe the Core Values of Holistic Nursing Practice d. Significance of Holistic Nursing Practice

 

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B. Caring in Nursing & Holistic Nursing Practice

a. Define Caring in Nursing and its significance in nursing

b. Compare and contrast between at 2 nursing theorist perspectives/definitions

of caring in nursing

c. Discuss/describe the connection and importance of caring in nursing and

holistic nursing practice

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C. Nursing Caring Theory

a. Introduce the nursing theory

b. Describe the theory to include

i. Philosophical underpinnings

ii. Major assumptions

iii. Main concepts and ideas

iv. Conceptual models (if any)

c. Discuss the reason for selecting this theory

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D. Selected Caring Theory and Holistic Nursing Practice

a. Discuss how the selected caring theory aligns with each of the core values of

Holistic Nursing Practice

i. Holistic philosophies, theories, and ethics

ii. Holistic nurse-reflection, self-development, and self-care

iii. Holistic caring process

iv. Holistic communication, therapeutic healing environments, and

cultural care

v. Holistic research and Holistic Education

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E. Holistic-Caring Reflective Practice Story 15

 

 

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a. Reflect on and share a nursing practice encounter in which you could have

used the concepts of holistic nursing practice core values and the selected

nursing caring theory

b. What would you have done differently?

c. How would this have changed the changed the outcome?

d. How will this impact/change your nursing practice in the future?

F. Summary and Conclusion

a. Include a brief summary of each section of the paper

b. Include how the study of holistic nursing practice has impacted you, as a

nursing professional.

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G. APA format*

a. Title Page (2 points)

b. Margins, Running Head, Page Numbers, Body Titles and In-Text Citations (5

points)

c. Reference Page (3 points)

*Go to the “Course Resources” section on Moodle for APA formatting resources

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Total Points Possible 100