You assignment is to explore various nursing theories and choose a nursing theory that ‘speaks to you’. That is, one that you think best captures the way you practice and think about nursing.
Provided from your assignment sheet:
The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health (CINAHL) provides references to over 1,800 nursing and allied health journal articles.
You may want to use any or all of the following search terms in CINAHL to search for articles on nursing theory an nursing theorists:
Remember, since CINAHL is a nursing-centric database, you do not need to include the term "nursing" in your search.
The University Libraries makes a number of subject guides available for nursing and allied health professions available, including:
When you do research for an assignment, you must cite the sources you used. Citation is a way of giving credit to the source that created the idea you are using. It allows others to follow the intellectual path you took to reach your conclusions. If you do not cite your sources, you are plagiarizing. When in doubt, cite your resources! Here are some citation sites to help you:
Below are a few examples of how to cite the nursing theory websites provided above.
'Nursing Theory' on Wikipedia
Nursing theory. (n.d.). In Wikipedia. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychology.
'Nursing Theories and Models' from Nursing-Theory.org
Nursing theories and models. (n. d.). Retrieved from http://www.nursing-theory.org/theories-and-models.
'27 Theorists and Theories About Nursing and Health' from NurseLabs.com
Vera, M. (2013, September 8). 27 theorists and theories about nursing and health. Retrieved from http://nurseslabs.com/nursing-nursing-related-theories-theorists-an-ultimate-guide.