Healthcare Model The Roy Adaptation Theory

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Callista Roy and Betty Neuman's theories view the person (individual, group, or community) as a holistic adaptive system that constantly interacts with the internal and external environments. Both theories view the person as being the center of nursing and present health/wellness and illness as parts of the same continuum, however there are some key assumptions that are different. As such, select one of the theories and identify 1 assumption of the theory and discuss how the care rendered for this patient by an advanced practice nurse would be structured (assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, evaluation) according to the theory. Give 2 specific examples of interventions that you anticipate will be included in the patient's care. 

Mr. Reynolds is a 32 year-old male patient hospitalized on the orthopedic unit of the hospital. He is status-post motorcycle accident and right leg below the knee amputation. He has a history of Depression and Schizophrenia. He is currently separated from his wife and estranged from his family. He is awaiting social work for placement in a rehabilitation facility, where he will continue his recovery. 

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Running Head: CASE STUDY 1


Case Study 1
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Patients with a wide variety of symptoms have both biological and psychological
functioning aspect changes. The Roy adaptation model demonstrates usefulness in dealing with
unending symptoms and prepares the patient to cope with the problem induced as demonstrated

by the online Brazilian journal (Rosińczuk & Uchmanowicz, 2015). RAM is built on holism and
conceptualizes a person as a valuable being whose spirit and body are unified. Therefore, Roy’s
theory targets adaptation by minimizing internal and external stimuli that cause biopsychological imbalances (Roy, 1988). As in the case above, My Reynolds, 32 has been
hospitalized for post-accident status and right knee amputation; he has also previous symptoms
of depression and schizophrenia arising family separation and estrangement. Th...

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