Philosophies and theories for advanced nursing practice / [edited by] Janie B. Butts and Karen L. Rich. - xiii, 665 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Philosophy of science : an introduction / The evolution of nursing science / The essentials of the doctorate of nursing practice : a philosophical and theoretical perspective / Theory in practice / Components and levels of abstraction in nursing knowledge / Introduction to complexity science / Critical theory and emancipatory knowing / Feminist ethics : some applicable thoughts for advanced practice nurses / Theories and methods in ethics / Educational and learning theories / Health behavior theories / Theories focused on interpersonal relationships / Environmental philosophy and theories / Economic theories / Theories of organizational behavior and leadership / Theoretical approaches to quality improvement / Models and theories focused on nursing goals and functions / Models and theories focused on a systems approach / Models and theories focused on human existence and universal energy / Models and theories focused on competencies and skills / Theories focused on caring / Models and theories focused on culture / The praxis theory of suffering / Theory testing and theory evaluation / Using theory as evidence in advanced nursing practice / E. Carol Polifroni -- Beth L. Rodgers -- Lisa Astalos Chism -- Patricia Goodson -- Janie B. Butts -- Joan C. Engebretson and Joanne V. Hickey -- Peggy L. Chinn -- Rosemarie Tong -- Karen L. Rich -- Margaret M. Braungart and Richard G. Braungart -- Karen Glanz, Lora E. Burke, and Barbara K. Rimer -- Sandra Nelson -- Steven J. Vanderheiden -- Sherry Hartman -- Sandra Bishop -- Patsy Anderson -- Kathleen Masters -- Martha V. Whetsell, Yolanda M. Gonzalez, and Maria Elisa Moreno-Fergusson -- Violet M. Malinski -- Mary W. Stewart -- Joanne R. Duffy -- Larry Purnell -- Janice M. Morse -- Jacqueline Fawcett -- Jacqueline Fawcett.

"Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice is designed for the advanced nursing practice student and is an essential resource for graduate and DNP programs. This comprehensive text covers all of the major nursing theories and includes a section on interdisciplinary theories, as well as chapters on the philosophy of science, foundations of knowledge development, and integrating and disseminating knowledge in advanced nursing practice."--Jacket.

9780763779863 0763779865

2010012804

101527280 DNLM


Nursing--Philosophy.
Nursing models.

RT84.5 / .P56 2011

610.7301

2010 K-151 WY 86 / P570 2011