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NURS 8250 Advanced Theoretical and Scientific Perspectives in Nursing: Welcome & Course Readings

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NURS 8250 Course Readings

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Bargagliotti, L. A. (2012). Work engagement in nursing: A concept analysis. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68(6), 1414–1428.

Chapman, R., Styles, I., Perry, L., & Combs, S. (2010). Nurses' experience of adjusting to workplace violence: A theory of adaptation. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 19(3), 186–194.

Covell, C. L., & Sidani, S. (2013). Nursing intellectual capital theory: Implications for research and practice. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 18(2), 1.

Cowden, T. L., & Cummings, G. G. (2012). Nursing theory and concept development: A theoretical model of clinical nurses' intentions to stay in their current positions. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68(7), 1646–1657.

DeGuzman, P. B., & Kulbok, P. A. (2012). Changing health outcomes of vulnerable populations through nursing's influence on neighborhood built environment: A framework for nursing research. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 44(4), 341–348.

Dumchin, M. (2010). Redefining the future of perioperative nursing education: A conceptual framework. AORN Journal, 92(1), 87–100.

Eaton, P. M., Davis, B. L., Hammond, P. V., Condon, E. H., & McGee, Z. T. (2011). Coping strategies of family members of hospitalized psychiatric patients. Nursing Research & Practice, 1–12.

Fierz, K., Nicca, D., & Spirig, R. (2013). Perceived HIV symptom manageability: Synthesis of a new use for a known concept. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69(1), 229–241.

Freeman, M., Baumann, A., Blythe, J., Fisher, A., & Akhtar-Danesh, N. (2012). Migration: A concept analysis from a nursing perspective. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68(5), 1176–1186.

Kilpatrick, K., Lavoie-Tremblay, M., Lamothe, L., Ritchie, J. A., & Doran, D. (2013). Conceptual framework of acute care nurse practitioner role enactment, boundary work, and perceptions of team effectiveness. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69(1), 205–217.

Kolcaba, K., Tilton, C., & Drouin, C. (2006). Comfort theory: A unifying framework to enhance the practice environment. Journal of Nursing Administration, 36(11), 538–544.

Meyer, S. (2013). Control in childbirth: A concept analysis and synthesis. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69(1), 218–228.

Moore, H. K., & Walker, C. A. (2011). Tolerance: A concept analysis. Journal of Theory Construction & Testing, 15(2), 48–52.

Reay, G., & Rankin, J. A. (2013). The application of theory to triage decision-making. International Emergency Nursing, 21(2), 97–102.

Riahi, S. (2011). Role stress amongst nurses at the workplace: Concept analysis. Journal of Nursing Management, 19(6), 721–731. 

Richmond, T. S., & Aitken, L. M. (2011). A model to advance nursing science in trauma practice and injury outcomes research. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 67(12), 2741–2753.

Vanderheide, R., Moss, C., & Lee, S. (2013). Understanding moral habitability: A framework to enhance the quality of the clinical environment as a workplace. Contemporary Nurse: A Journal for the Australian Nursing Profession, 45(1), 101–113.

Watson, J. (2010). Florence Nightingale and the enduring legacy of transpersonal human caring-healing. Journal of Holistic Nursing, 28(1), 107–108.

Other Readings

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