Application of Nursing Theory to Administrative Practice Arena
Select a grand nursing theory. Explain how application of this theory by nurse leaders and nurse managers can influence outcomes from two of the following areas.
- Organizational operations
- Patient satisfaction scores
- Patient-care delivery
- Workflow redesign
Nursing theory is vital to all practice areas in nursing specialties. An evidence-based (theoretical) approach is a quality of professional nursing practice and guides systematic care for patients. If the profession of nursing is to continue to be recognized and respected, members of our discipline must continue to use theory as a basis for critical thinking and decision-making in practice.
In this thread you will respond to and discuss: Select a grand nursing theory. Explain how application of this theory by nurse leaders and nurse managers can influence outcomes from two of the following areas:
• Organizational operations
• Patient satisfaction scores
• Patient-care delivery
• Workflow redesign
The course outcomes that will be used to guide the learning process are:
• Propose strategies foe use of relevant theories that nurse leaders can employ in selected healthcare or educational organizations, considering legal and ethical principles. (PO #2, 6)
• Communicate the analysis of and proposed strategies for the use of a theory in nursing practice. (PO#3)
• Recommend strategies for the use of theory as the basis for actions of advanced nursing practice in leadership and education. (PO#5)