The Jean Watson Nursing Theory Case Study by hicaliber

The Jean Watson Nursing Theory
This paper presents a nursing plan for an elderly woman with several medical concerns and medications.
# 94541 | 1,021 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on May 01, 2007 in Medical and Health (Nursing)

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The paper looks at the Jean Watson theory of nursing that has gained popularity across America. The paper explains that Watson's theory is based on the total care of the patient including humanistic, scientific and compassionate treatment of each patient during each encounter. The paper focuses on a 96-year-old female and provides a medical and nursing diagnosis. The paper describes the quality of care she will receive including honesty, patience and comfort. The paper concludes that it is important for the caring to follow Watson's theory and encompass the entire person so that the patient has an improved quality of life.

Nursing Plan
Medical Care

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Nursing
  • Sitzman, Kathleen L.(2002) Interbeing and mindfulness: a bridge to understanding Jean Watson's theory of human caring. Nursing Education Perspectives
  • Charlotte Ingalls, Karen; (2003)The Living Tree of Nursing Theories. Nursing Forum;
  • On Nursing Theories and Evidence. Journal of Nursing Scholarship; June 22, 2001; Fawcett, Jacqueline Watson, Jean Neuman, Betty Walker, Patricia Hinton Fitzpatrick, Joyce J.;
  • Assessing and Measuring Caring in Nursing and Health Science. Nursing Education Perspectives; November 1, 2002; Giguere, Barbara;

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