Posts Tagged ‘Nursing Theory’
The helpful art of nursing has evolved over the years. It maintains its main goal of assisting people who have needs in terms of coping with limited capabilities. There are times when people may require assistance just to achieve an acceptable level of health and independence.
Through studying all the aspects of nursing, Ernestine Wiedenbach was able to develop her own theory based on this principle [...]
On August 9, 1900, Ernestine Wiedenbach was born to an affluent family in Hamburg, Germany. The Wiedenbach family immigrated to New York in 1909 and young Ernestine’s interest in nursing began as she quietly observed the care her sickly grandmother received.
Years later when Ernestine attended the prestigious Wellesley College, her sister’s friend regaled both women with stories from medical school. Ernestine became deeply impressed [...]
Dorothea Elizabeth Orem, a nursing theorist, was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1914. She was the younger of two daughters, and her father was a construction worker. She died in Savannah, Georgia in 2007, at the age of 92. She created the Self Care Theory.
Dorothea Orem's Education
Her nursing career began at Providence Hospital School of Nursing in Washington DC, where she received a diploma certificate [...]
The Self Care Deficit Theory is the brainchild of Dorothea Orem. She is the recipient of various honorary degrees as well as many professional awards. She has experience in pediatrics, operating rooms, emergency rooms, surgical units, and adult medical units. She has been involved as a nurse in the offices of staff, administrator, private duty, consultant, directors, and professor.
This nursing theory states that every individual [...]