NUR 513 Week 1 Discussion Questions

NUR 513 Week 1 Discussion Questions

NUR 513 Week 1 Discussion Questions

The work NUR 513 Week 1 Discussion Questions includes solutions on the following questions:

What are the benefits of concept analysis in terms of theory development? Are these drawbacks? What is your reasoning? In your work experience, what are some examples of concept analyses that have improved nursing practice? Which theories are more user-friendly in practice because they are less conceptual and more factual? Why?

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Criteria for Format and Special Instructions

  1. The paper (excluding the title page and reference page) should be at least 6, but no more than 8 pages. Points will be lost for not meeting these length requirements.
  2. Title page, running head, body of paper, and reference page must follow APA guidelines as found in the 6th edition of the manual. This includes the use of headings for each section of the paper except for the introduction where no heading is used.
  3. The source of the concept for this assignment must be a published nursing theory. Non-nursing theories may NOT be used.
  4. A minimum of 6 (six) scholarly references must be used. Required textbooks for this course, and Chamberlain College of Nursing lesson information may NOT be used as scholarly references for this assignment. A dictionary maybe used as a reference for the section titled “Definition/Explanation of the selected nursing concept”, but it is NOT counted as one of the 6 required scholarly nursing references. Be aware that information from .com websites may be incorrect and should be avoided.
  5. References are current – within a 5-year time frame unless a valid rationale is provided and the instructor has approved them.
  6. Ideas and information from scholarly, peer reviewed, nursing sources must be cited and referenced correctly.
  7. Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are followed and consistent with formal, scientific writing.
  8. PLEASE note: Do not rely on .com sites to identify the nursing theory as they do not provide accurate information in all cases.

Possible Concepts: The following concepts are not required; students may select one of these concepts or find another concept. Each selected concept must be associated with a nursing theory; the use of non-nursing theories is NOT allowed. If you have any questions regarding your concept or the nursing theory, please consult with your faculty member for assistance. Please note: the concepts of incivility and civility are not allowed for this assignment.

  • Adaptation
  • Burnout
  • Caring
  • Comfort
  • Compassion
  • Compassion fatigue
  • Competence
  • Cultural humility
  • Empowerment
  • Engagement
  • Health
  • Leadership
  • Meaningfulness
  • Modeling
  • Noise
  • Pain
  • Palliative care
  • Quality of life
  • Resilience
  • Self-care
  • Sensory overload
  • Situational awareness
ASSIGNMENT CONTENT
Category Points % Description
Introduction 8 4 The introduction substantively presents all the following elements:

  • Identifies the role of concept analysis within theory development.
  • Identifies the selected nursing concept.
  • Identifies the nursing theory that addresses the selected concept.
  • Names the sections of the paper.
  • Scholarly support is required.
Definition/Explanation of Selected Concept 20 10 This section includes:

  • Defines/explains the concept using scholarly literature (a dictionary maybe used for this section ONLY, and additional scholarly nursing references are required).
  • A substantive discussion of this section with support from nursing literature is required.
Literature Review 28 14 This section requires:

  • A substantive discussion of at least 6 (six) scholarly nursing literature sources on the selected concept.
  • Themes, ideas, and/or facts about the concept found in the reviewed sources are presented in an organized fashion.
  • Support from nursing literature is required.
Defining Attributes 20 10 For this section:

  • A minimum of THREE (3) attributes are required.
  • A substantive discussion of this section with support from nursing literature is required
Antecedent & Consequence 20 10 This section requires the identification of:

  • 1 antecedent of the selected nursing concept.
  • 1 consequence of the selected nursing concept.
  • A substantive discussion of the element with support from nursing literature is required.
Empirical Referents 16 8 This section requires the identification of:

  • 2 (two) empirical referents of the selected nursing concept.
  • A substantive discussion of the element with support from nursing literature is required.
Construct Cases 24 12 This section requires:

  • 1 Model Case is created by the student and discussed substantively by demonstrating within the case each of the following areas:
  • Definition
  • All identified attributes
  • NP perspective
  • 1 Borderline Case is created by the student in which one or two of the previously identified attributes are missing.
  • 1 Contrary Case is created by the student that demonstrates the opposite of the selected nursing concepts. All identified attributes of the concept are absent in this case.
Theoretical Applications of the Concept 24 12 This section requires:

  • Discussion of the purpose of a concept analysis in relationship to theory.
  • Explanation on how the concept applies to the selected nursing theory.
  • A substantive discussion of the element with support from nursing literature is required.
Conclusion 8 4 This section requires:

  • Summarization of key information regarding:
  • Selected nursing concept.
  • Selected nursing theory.
  • Application of concept analysis findings to advanced practice nursing specifically as an NP
  • The concluding statements include self-reflection on the new knowledge gained from conducting a concept analysis. (Self-reflection may be written in first-person.)
168 84% Total CONTENT Points= 168 pts

 NUR 513 Week 1 Discussion Questions

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