Essay 5: Application of a theory to nursing practice.

Essay 5: Application of a theory to nursing practice.

Essay 5: Application of a theory to nursing practice.

• CO 1: Demonstrate logical and creative thinking in the analysis and application of a theory to nursing practice.
• CO 2: Apply nursing theory as a framework to guide the translation of knowledge and implementation of evidence-based practice in future professional settings.
• CO 4: Analyze theories from nursing and relevant fields with respect to the components, relationships among the components, and application to advanced nursing practice.

Criteria for Content
Review literature regarding issues or concerns within your selected area of advanced practice nursing.

Select a nursing theory or model which is relevant to your selected area of advanced practice nursing and would offer a meaningful context for evidence-based practice surrounding the issue or concern which you identified.
1. In a PowerPoint Presentation, address the following.
a. Introduction to the presentation
b. Identify and describe a theory or model, and explain its relevance to the selected area of advanced practice
c. Describe an issue or concern regarding the selected area of advanced practice, and explain its impact on health care outcomes
d. Explain how the nursing theory or model can be used as a framework to guide evidence-based practice to address the issue or concern, and discuss the unique insight or perspective offered through the application of this theory or model.
e. Conclusion to the presentation. Connect your nursing philosophy to the application of theory related to the situation being addressed.
f. 3 References in APA current ed. format

1. Application: Use Microsoft PowerPoint to create the PowerPoint presentation.
2. Length: The PowerPoint presentation should be 7 total slides (excluding title and reference slides).
3. Speaker notes are used and include in-text citations when applicable.
4. A minimum of three (3) scholarly literature sources must be used.
5. Name must appear on the title slide
6. Submission: Submit your files.


You are a professional nurse caring for Mr. R, a 58-year-old patient who recently underwent surgery for colon cancer resulting in a temporary colostomy. Select one of the assigned or unassigned nursing theories from our textbook and address the following:

Basic content and terminology of the theory or model you select, and
How you would provide professional nursing care for Mr. R. using that theory. Be sure to use terminology from the selected nursing theory to explain your interventions.
Note: There may be further questions from the instructor later in the week to help build upon your answers to further develop this scenario

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