Theory Adaptability Discussed

Theory Adaptability Discussed

Theory Adaptability Discussed

Making judgement as to whether a theory could be adapted for use in research is very important.  Describe the internal and external criticism that is used to evaluate middle range theories.


· Historical Background

· Theory Analysis

Theory Adaptability Discussed

· Theory Evaluation

· Selecting a Theory for Nursing Research

· Middle Range Theory Evaluation Process

Weekly Learning Objectives

By the end of this lesson, the learners will

· Analyze the historical background of nursing theorists

· Analyze theories by early authors

· Describe the process of evaluating theories

Student Learning Outcomes (Outcome 2, 3, 5)

After completing this course, the student should be able to:

· Critique nursing’s conceptual models, grand theories, and mid-range theories.

· Examine the influence that nursing models and theories have upon research and practice.

· Apply nursing theory or theories to nursing research.

End of Program Outcomes:

· Integrate nursing and related sciences into the delivery of care to clients across diverse healthcare settingsDis


· Formatted and cited in current APA 7

· The discussion must address the topic

· Rationale must be provided

· Use at least 600 words (no included 1st page or references in the 600 words)

· Use 3 academic sources. Not older than 5 years

· Not Websites are allowed.

· Plagiarism is NOT allowed

Theory Adaptability Discussed