Discussion Question: Our two-part discussion question for this week is the following: How does the theory of expanding consciousness apply to our healthcare society today? How does theory affect nursing profession to provide care to a diverse population of patients? Can you identify with any of these theories in your profession?
How does the theory of expanding consciousness applies to our healthcare society today? Our nursing population to provide care to a diverse population of patients. Please choose either Madeleine Leininger’s or Jean Watson’s theory and explain how their theory would apply closely to the patient population or working environment that you currently serve or work with.
make sure it is 200+ words and in apa format.
Section IV: Conceptual Models and Grand Theories in the Unity Transformative Paradigm
The transformative paradigm is a research framework that centers the experiences of marginalized communities include analysis of power differentials that have led to marginalization, and links research findings to actions intended to mitigate disparities.
Section V: Grand Theories about Care or Caring
The Theory of Caring as Nursing suggest that a person should have an environment that radiates a sense of the nurturing atmosphere which helps an individual to grow in caring while revealing the richness of nursing.
Let’s discuss who are the presenting theorist for this week.
Who is Margaret Newman? What is her Theory of Health Expanding Consciousness?
Website Link: Nursing Theory: HEALTH AS EXPANDING CONSCIOUSNESS
Article Link:Margaret Newman’s Theory of Health as Expanding Consciousness and a Nursing Intervention from a Unitary Perspective
Video Link: Margaret Newman Theory Presentation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgtpdUR8FV0
Who is Madeleine Leininger? What is her Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality?
Website Link: The Transcultural Nursing Society
Article Link: Mapping the literature of transcultural nursing
Video: Madeleine Leininger Interview Part 1
Video: Madeleine Leininger Interview Part 2
Who is Jean Watson? What is her Theory of Human Caring?
Website Link: WATSON’S PHILOSOPHY AND SCIENCE OF CARING
Evolution of Jean Watson’s Carative Factors/Caritas Processes Over Time
Article Link: Healthcare interprofessional team members’ perspectives on human caring: A directed content analysis study
Video: History of Caring Science at The University of Colorado College of Nursing