Application of Nursing Theory to Practice
This week’s graded discussion topic relates to the following Course Outcome (CO).
- CO1 Propose individualized comprehensive care by integrating theories and principles of nursing and related disciplines when planning comprehensive patient-centered care. (PO 1)
You are a professional nurse caring for Mr. R, a 58-year-old patient who recently underwent surgery for colon cancer that resulted in a temporary colostomy. Select one of the nursing theories from our textbook and address the following:
- How you would provide professional nursing care for Mr. R. using the theory you have selected? Be sure to use terminology from the selected nursing theory to explain your interventions.
- How can patient-centered care and the patient’s cultural preferences be enhanced by use of this theory?
- Relate applications of legal and/or ethical standards to this case study.
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