(Answered) NR501 WEEK 4: Nursing Theory

dentify your specialty area of professional practice. Select a nursing theory from the list of specialty track specific theories provided in the lesson plan or one of your own findings. Address the following: (1) briefly identify concepts of the nursing metaparadigm (remember the selected theory may not include all four concepts); (2) provide an example how the theory could be used to improve or evaluate the quality of practice in your specific setting.


As a family nurse practitioner, my area of specialization is urgent care.  Urgent care centers typically provide easy access to quality healthcare when primary care physicians are not available. Urgent medical conditions are not considered emergencies but need care within 24 hours. Some of these conditions may include accidents and falls, diarrhea, and dehydration among others. In urgent care, expertise, as well as commitment to personalized attention, is given to patients for the purpose of ensuring positive health outcomes are realized.  One of the nursing theories that apply to my care setting is Jean Watson’s caring theory. This theory upholds that there is a need for nurses to help patients in finding meaning in illness and suffering for the purpose of promoting patient’s harmony (Willis & Leone-Sheehan, 2017).  …….Please click the icon below to purchase full solution at $5