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THE ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF A PRACTITIONERS NURSING MODEL - A SURVEY OF PSYCHIATRIC-NURSE MANAGERS

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McKenna, Hugh (1994) THE ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF A PRACTITIONERS NURSING MODEL - A SURVEY OF PSYCHIATRIC-NURSE MANAGERS. JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING, 19 (5). pp. 870-877. [Journal article]

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DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.1994.tb01163.x

Abstract

Most of the existing models of nursing have been formulated by academic theorists rather than practising nurses. According to the literature, the template used by these theorists is their perception of what the essential elements `nursing', `health', `person' and `environment' are: the so-called `metaparadigm' of professional nursing. However it is also generally accepted in the literature that all nurse practitioners have their own `personal model' of nursing, invariably based upon the individual nurse's values and beliefs concerning the same elements! Within this study it was possible to enable 95 ward managers to make their views on the four elements explicit, thereby forming a basis for a practitioners' model of nursing.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Nursing
Research Institutes and Groups:Institute of Nursing and Health Research
ID Code:19563
Deposited By:Yvonne Dunwoody (Admin)
Deposited On:11 Aug 2011 15:04
Last Modified:11 Aug 2011 15:04

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