How might a resolution cause conflicts between personal values and beliefs and the perspective of the community or organization?
Select a nursing model or theory described in your textbook. What are the key concepts and components of the example you selected, and how are they defined? Create an example describing the application to an area of nursing practice.
Compare and contrast a minimum of two middle range theories and discuss potential applications in your specific area of nursing practice.
Conduct a literature search in the Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) using the terms middle range theory, mid-range theory, and nursing. Select one of the articles where the development of the middle range theory is the major focus of the paper. Share the article citation and describe how the theory was developed.
Consider yourself in a role in which you are accountable for allocation of scarce health care resources for a given situation. Discuss how ethical principles, virtues, and values affect your decision making. Describe your process for ethical decision making. How might a resolution cause conflicts between personal values and beliefs and the perspective of the community or organization?
Learning theories have implications for advanced practice nurses outside the classroom. Share an example describing the application of learning theory or theories to develop a program targeting change to a specific organizational issue, patient lifestyle, or specific unhealthy behaviors.
Health behavior change theories suggest behavior change as a “process,” not an “event.” How can you put this into action for developing an intervention for practice or research? Discuss how you would apply this in planning your DNP project.
Discuss “Envisioning Recovery” as an overarching framework for practice development and focus for all health care treatment.
How can the knowledge of economic theory be utilized by advanced practice nurses? How can economic theory be applied in analysis of interventions?
How can the DNP-prepared nurse apply the concepts of a complex adaptive system to individual patient care? Provide examples.
Research change theories in scholarly literature and on the Internet. Develop a scenario and describe application of a change theory from the perspective of an advanced practice nurse leader.