Nursing Theorists


Nursing Theorists Overview

"Nursing theories and models provide information about: definitions of nursing and nursing practice, principles that form the basis for practice, and goals and functions of nursing."

-- Wesley, R. L. (1995). Nursing theories and models. Springhouse, PA: Springhouse Corporation. (page 2)

 
 
Abdellah, Faye Glenn
 
Twenty-One Nursing Problems
     
Benner, Patricia
 
Novice to Expert Model
     
Boykin, Anne & Schoenhofer, Savina O.
 
Nursing As Caring
     
Fitzpatrick, Joyce J. 
 
Rhythm Model
     
Hall, Lydia E. 
 
Core, Care, and Cure Model
     
Henderson, Virginia 
 
Definition of Nursing
     
Johnson, Dorothy 
 
Behavioral System Model
     
King, Imogene 
 
General System Framework
     
Kolcaba, Katharine 
 
Theory of Comfort
     
Leininger, Madeleine
 
Theory of Cultural Care, Diversity and Universality
     
Levine, Myra 
 
Conservation Model
     
Mercer, Ramona T. 
 
Maternal Role Attainment
 
Neuman, Betty 
 
Systems Model
     
Newman, Margaret 
 
Theory of Health as Expanding Consciousness
     
Nightingale, Florence 
 
Environmental Adaptation Theory
     
Orem, Dorothea 
 
Self-Care Framework
     
Orlando, Ida Jean 
 
Theory of the Nursing Process Discipline
     
Parse, Rosemarie 
 
Theory of Human Becoming
     
Pender, Nola J. 
 
Health Promotion Model
     
Peplau, Hildegard 
 
Theory of Interpersonal Relations
 
Rogers, Martha 
 
Science of Unitary Human Beings
     
Roper, Nancy , Logan, Winifred W. , Tierney, Alison J. 
 
The Elements of Nursing: A Model for Nursing Based on a Model of Living
     
Roy, Callista 
 
Adaptation Model
     
Travelbee, Joyce
 
Human-To-Human Relationship Model
     
Watson, Jean 
 
Theory of Human Caring
     
Wiedenbach, Ernestine 
 
The Helping Art of Clinical Nursing