(Answered) NURS 6650 Week 1: Practicum Journal

In preparation for this course’s practicum experience, address the following in your Practicum Journal:

  • Select one nursing theory and one counseling theory to best guide your practice in psychotherapy.
    Note: For guidance on nursing and counseling theories, refer to this week’s Learning Resources.
  • Explain why you selected these theories. Support your approach with evidence-based literature.
  • Develop at least three goals and at least three objectives for the practicum experience in this course.

Create a timeline of practicum activities based on your practicum requirements


Practicum- Journal Entry

The fundamental goal of nursing and counseling theories is to enhance nursing practice for the improvement of health outcomes as well as patient quality of life. According to Ahtisham and Jacoline (2015), nursing and counseling theories provide practitioners with a framework for translating research findings into practice through evidence-based practice. The purpose of this assignment is to provide a nursing and counseling theory used to guide psychotherapy, to outline three goals and three objectives for the practicum of this course, and to develop a timeline for practicum activities based on the practicum requirements.

Nursing Theory

The nursing theory I consider highly applicable in guiding my practice is Jean Watson’s theory of caring. Being a nurse, my key role and responsibility is to provide care for the patient for the facilitation of their healing and well-being, not to forget the promotion of their personal growth. The Watson theory of caring can guide my nursing practice through application of the ten carative factors which include building humanistic-altruistic value system;……Please click the icon below to purchase full  solution at $10