(Answered) N491 Module 1: Research and Nightingale

Discussion Question:

Think about your unique nursing practice specialty area and the population you serve.  Is there a clear connection to practice and theory in your specific nursing specialty area? In this discussion post, you will describe the relationship between theory and nursing practice and how you could implement theory into nursing practice.

  • Describe why nursing theory is important to today’s nursing practice.
  • How would you select and introduce a nursing theory or model into your nursing practice?

Your initial posting should be at least 400 words in length and utilize at least one scholarly source other than the textbook. Please reply to at least two classmates. Replies to classmates should be at least 200 words in length.


One of the aims of nursing theory is to act as a guide or provide foundational knowledge of care concepts. This enables the nurses to clearly explain what they do for the patient and the rationale for their actions. An example of this foundational knowledge is in the case of Watson’s theory which provides knowledge on care concepts such as emphasizing care because caring is the ideal of nursing and nurses ought to participate in the individualized care of the patient holistically to enhance, protect as well as preserve dignity (Pajnkihar et al., 2017).... To acess full solution, click purchase….