Select one of the grand nursing theorists listed within the Unit 6 Overview that is of interest to you and evaluate the information available about the model and the theorist to address the following questions:
Chapter 12: "Myra Estrin Levine: The Conservation Model"Chapter 13: "Martha E. Rogers: Unitary Human Beings"Chapter 16: "Betty Neuman: System Model"Chapter 17: “Sister Callista Roy: Adapatation Model”Chapter 19: "Anne Boykin and Savina O. Schoenhofer: The Theory of Nursing as Caring: A Model for Transforming Practice"Chapter 20: "Afaf Ibrahim Meleis: Transitions Theory"Chapter 21: "Nola J. Pender: Health Promotion Model"Chapter 22: "Madeleine M. Leininger: Culture Care Theory of Diversity and Universality"Chapter 23: "Margaret A. Newman: Health as Expanding Consciousness"Chapter 24: "Rosemarie Rizzo Parse: Humanbecoming"Chapter 25: "Helen C. Erickson, Evelyn M. Tomlin, Mary Ann P. Swain: Modeling and Role-Modeling"
- What in the background of the theorist as a nursing scholar might have prompted her to develop the theory?
- What are the central values and beliefs set forth by the theorist?
- Which of the four metaparadigm concepts are included in the model?
- Discuss the adequacy of the model. Did you think it was useful? And in what area would you be more apt to use this model or theory: nursing administration, nursing education, or nursing practice?