While the focus of this course is nursing theory, frequently we use a non-nursing or borrowed theory to help us manage or guide a situation or change. Think of a time when you were involved in a situation or a change that needed to occur. If you feel you have not applied a borrowed theory in your practice can you think of a situation where applying a borrowed theory would be beneficial to your practice? Which non-nursing or borrowed theory do you feel was used or could be used to help guide this situation or change? Why was it important to use this theory for this situation? How did it help the situation or change occur?
I work full-time as a Student Learning Specialist for the BSN program. One of the classes that I am in charge of supplementing for is an introductory course, Health and Wellness. In this class we discuss several theories, both nursing and non-nursing, and how they help shape our practice everyday. One of the borrowed theories that stands out the most to me the most from this course is Erik Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development. I find this theory to be useful and beneficial to all areas of nursing practice. This theory is most commonly used when talking about children, as Erikson breaks down all ages and phases of childhood with a lot more detail than he does….Kindly click the purchase icon to purchase the full solution at $5