Theoretical Basis For Nursing

Electronic Resource

1. Initial Course Survey

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http://survey.gcu.edu/initial_course_survey/initial_course_survey.htm?q0.a=20358461​

2. Notes on Nursing: What It Is, and What It Is Not

Read “Notes on Nursing: What It Is, and What It Is Not,” located on the Penn Libraries website.

http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/nightingale/nursing/nursing.html

e-Library Resource

1. Beyond Rhetoric to Role Accountability: A Practical and Professional Model of Practice

Read “Beyond Rhetoric to Role Accountability: A Practical and Professional Model of Practice,” by O’Rourke, from Nurse Leader (2006).

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://dx.doi.org.lopes.idm.oclc.org/10.1016/j.mnl.2006.04.011

2. Career Pathways in Nursing: Entry Points and Academic Progression

Read “Career Pathways in Nursing: Entry Points and Academic Progression,” by Raines and Taglaireni, from OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing (2008).

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=37604851&site=ehost-live&scope=site

3. Development of a Professional Nursing Framework: The Journey Towards Nursing Excellence

Read “Development of a Professional Nursing Framework: The Journey Towards Nursing Excellence,” by Mensik, Maust, Scott, and Horton, from the Journal of Nursing Administration (2011).

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://gateway.ovid.com.lopes.idm.oclc.org/ovidweb.cgi?T=JS&CSC=Y&NEWS=N&PAGE=fulltext&AN=00005110-201106000-00007&D=ovft&PDF=y

Website

1. Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice (ACE)

Explore the Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice (ACE) website.

http://www.acestar.uthscsa.edu

2. Nursing Theory

Explore the Nursing Theory Link website, including the “Nursing Theories and Models” and “Nursing Theorists” tabs.

http://www.nursing-theory.org/

3. The Nursing Theory

Explore The Nursing Theory website.

http://www.sandiego.edu/nursing/research/nursing-theory-research.php